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Civil Wedding

Legal Documents Required

If your country is not listed, please contact us for the necessary documentation. Read more information about the Apostille Stamp

Country

    US Citizens

  • Passport Copies for both parties
  • Birth Certificates Both parties are obliged to provide a full birth certificate with the names of the parents on them. Shorter versions will not be accepted.
  • No Record Document For both parties. This document confirms that you have not been married and that you are free to marry. The document can be issued in your local Registrar’s office and it must not be issued more than 3 months before your wedding.
  • Free To Marry Affidavit For both parties. This is a paper where you declare you are free to marry and there is no impediment preventing you entering into a valid marriage in Santorini, Greece. The document should be certified in the Notary's Office.
  • Divorce Certificate If either party has been divorced, please provide a certified copy of the Decree Absolute.
  • Official Document about changing your name if any
  • Adoption Certificate if any

    Important

  • All paperwork (birth certificates, certificates of no impediment etc.) must stay in Santorini Town Hall. If the couple would like to keep their documents, they must obtain certified copies that will be kept in Santorini.
  • Apostille Stamp

  • This stamp refers the legalization and validity of your documents for international use. (1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents). The Apostille Stamp is necessary for birth certificates, Certificates of no Impediment to marry and Free to Marry Affidavits.
  • For more information how to obtain Apostille stamps in the US, please visit apostilleinfo.com/usa.htm
  • All documents must be translated and certified in the Greek Embassy or Consulate in your country. You can send your documents by fax or email our agency for translation service.
  • Please note that all documents must be sent by fax or email for review 4 weeks before your wedding in Santorini. We have to confirm that your paperwork is in order. After that, you just need to bring the originals with you.
  • You have to stay in Santorini at least 1 working day after your wedding in order to go to the Town Hall to sign your Marriage Certificate. It will be sent to you by post from the Town Hall.
  • Please note: the Town Hall is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

    Canadian Citizens

  • Passport Copies for both parties
  • Birth Certificates Both parties are obliged to provide a full birth certificate with the names of the parents on them. Shorter versions will not be accepted.
  • No Record Document For both parties. This document confirms that you have not been married and that you are free to marry. The document can be issued in your local Registrar’s office and it must not be issued more than 3 months before your wedding.
  • Free To Marry Affidavit For both parties. This is a paper where you declare you are free to marry and there is no impediment preventing you entering into a valid marriage in Santorini, Greece. The document should be certified in the Notary's Office.
  • Divorce Certificate If either party has been divorced, please provide a certified copy of the Decree Absolute.
  • Official Document about changing your name if any
  • Adoption Certificate if any

    Important

  • All paperwork (birth certificates, certificates of no impediment etc.) must stay in Santorini Town Hall. If the couple would like to keep their documents, they must obtain certified copies that will be kept in Santorini.
  • Apostille Stamp

  • All documents must be translated and certified at the Greek Embassy or Consulate in your country.
  • Please note that all documents must be sent by fax or email for review 4 weeks before your wedding in Santorini.
  • We have to confirm that your paperwork is in order. After that, you just need to bring the originals with you.
  • You have to stay in Santorini at least 1 working day after your wedding in order to go to the Town Hall to sign your Marriage Certificate. It will be sent to you by post from the Town Hall.
  • Please note: the Town Hall is closed on Saturday and Sunday.
  • UK Citizens

  • Passport Copies for both parties
  • Birth Certificates Both parties are obliged to provide a full birth certificate with the names of the parents on them. Shorter versions will not be accepted.
  • Certificate Of Non-Impediment For both parties. This document confirms that you have not been married and that you are free to marry. The document can be issued in your local Registrar’s office and it must not be issued more than 3 months before your wedding.
  • Divorce Certificate If either party has been divorced, please provide a certified copy of the Decree Absolute.
  • Official Document about changing your name if any
  • Adoption Certificate if any

    Important

  • All paperwork (birth certificates, certificates of no impediment etc.) must stay in Santorini Town Hall. If the couple would like to keep their documents, they must obtain certified copies that will be kept in Santorini.
  • Apostille Stamp

  • This stamp refers the legalization and validity of your documents for international use. (1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents). The Apostille Stamp is necessary for birth certificates, Certificates of no Impediment to marry and Free to Marry Affidavits.
  • For more information how to obtain Apostille stamps in the UK, please visit gov.uk/get-document-legalised
  • All documents must be translated and certified in the Greek Embassy or Consulate in your country. You can send your documents by fax or email our agency for translation service.
  • Please note that all documents must be sent by fax or email for review 4 weeks before your wedding in Santorini. We have to confirm that your paperwork is in order. After that, you just need to bring the originals with you.
  • You have to stay in Santorini at least 1 working day after your wedding in order to go to the Town Hall to sign your Marriage Certificate. It will be sent to you by post from the Town Hall.
  • Please note: the Town Hall is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

    Australian Citizens

  • Passport Copies for both parties
  • Birth Certificates Both parties are obliged to provide a full birth certificate with the names of the parents on them. Shorter versions will not be accepted.
  • Certificate Of Non-Impediment For both parties from the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade. This document confirms that you have not been married and that you are free to marry. The document can be issued in your local Registrar’s office and it must not be issued more than 3 months before your wedding. For more information how to obtain a CNI, please visit Getting Married Overseas
  • Divorce Certificate If either party has been divorced, please provide a certified copy of the Decree Absolute.
  • Official Document about changing your name if any
  • Adoption Certificate if any

    Important

  • All paperwork (birth certificates, certificates of no impediment etc.) must stay in Santorini Town Hall. If the couple would like to keep their documents, they must obtain certified copies that will be kept in Santorini.
  • Apostille Stamp

  • This stamp refers the legalization and validity of your documents for international use. (1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents). The Apostille Stamp is necessary for birth certificates, Certificates of no Impediment to marry and Free to Marry Affidavits.
  • For more information how to obtain Apostille stamps in Australia, please visit apostilleinfo.com/australia.htm
  • All documents must be translated and certified in the Greek Embassy or Consulate in your country. You can send your documents by fax or email our agency for translation service.
  • Please note that all documents must be sent by fax or email for review 4 weeks before your wedding in Santorini. We have to confirm that your paperwork is in order. After that, you just need to bring the originals with you.
  • You have to stay in Santorini at least 1 working day after your wedding in order to go to the Town Hall to sign your Marriage Certificate. It will be sent to you by post from the Town Hall.
  • Please note: the Town Hall is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

    Chinese Citizens

  • Passport Copies for both parties
  • Birth Certificates Both parties are obliged to provide a full birth certificate with the names of the parents on them. Shorter versions will not be accepted.
  • Certificate Of Non-Impediment For both parties. This document confirms that you have not been married and that you are free to marry. The document can be issued in your local Registrar’s office and it must not be issued more than 3 months before your wedding.
  • Divorce Certificate If either party has been divorced, please provide a certified copy of the Decree Absolute.
  • Official Document about changing your name if any
  • Adoption Certificate if any

    Important

  • All paperwork (birth certificates, certificates of no impediment etc.) must stay in Santorini Town Hall. If the couple would like to keep their documents, they must obtain certified copies that will be kept in Santorini.
  • All documents must be translated and certified at the Greek Embassy or Consulate in your country.
  • Please note that all documents must be sent by fax or email for review 4 weeks before your wedding in Santorini.
  • We have to confirm that your paperwork is in order. After that, you just need to bring the originals with you.
  • You have to stay in Santorini at least 1 working day after your wedding in order to go to the Town Hall to sign your Marriage Certificate. It will be sent to you by post from the Town Hall.
  • Please note: the Town Hall is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

    Hong Kong Citizens

  • Passport Copies for both parties
  • Birth Certificates Both parties are obliged to provide a full birth certificate with the names of the parents on them. Shorter versions will not be accepted.
  • Certificate Of Non-Impediment For both parties. This document confirms that you have not been married and that you are free to marry. The document can be issued in your local Registrar’s office and it must not be issued more than 3 months before your wedding.
  • Divorce Certificate If either party has been divorced, please provide a certified copy of the Decree Absolute.
  • Official Document about changing your name if any
  • Adoption Certificate if any

    Important

  • All paperwork (birth certificates, certificates of no impediment etc.) must stay in Santorini Town Hall. If the couple would like to keep their documents, they must obtain certified copies that will be kept in Santorini.
  • This stamp refers the legalization and validity of your documents for international use. (1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents). The Apostille Stamp is necessary for birth certificates, Certificates of no Impediment to marry and Free to Marry Affidavits.
  • For more information how to obtain Apostille stamps in Hong Kong, please visit judiciary.gov.hk
  • All documents must be translated and certified in the Greek Embassy or Consulate in your country.
  • Greek Consulate - Hong Kong
    Two Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Suite 2503, Hong Kong
    Tel (00852) 27741682 - Fax (00852) 27059796
    Email greekcg@biznetvigator.net
  • Please note that all documents must be sent by fax or email for review 4 weeks before your wedding in Santorini. We have to confirm that your paperwork is in order. After that, you just need to bring the originals with you.
  • Please note that all documents must be sent by fax or email for review 4 weeks before your wedding in Santorini. We have to confirm that your paperwork is in order. After that, you just need to bring the originals with you.
  • You have to stay in Santorini at least 1 working day after your wedding in order to go to the Town Hall to sign your Marriage Certificate. It will be sent to you by post from the Town Hall.
  • Please note: the Town Hall is closed on Saturday and Sunday.
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