Wedding Documents needed for orthodox wedding:
- Passport or ID copy for both parties.
- Full Birth Certificates of both parties. The couple is obligated to obtain full version birth certificates containing the parents’ details.
- Baptism Certificate provided by the church where you were baptized
- Certificate of No Marriage Record or Certificate of Celibacy, a certificate provided by the church giving you consent and freedom to get married
- Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage from your local Registrar. This document confirms that you were not married before and that you are free to marry your fiancé or fiancée. This document shouldn’t be issued more than three months before your wedding day.
- Divorce Certificate if any (from civil and church authorities)
- Spouse's Death Certificate and previous Marriage Certificate
In case you are widowed.
- Deed Poll or Statutory Declaration
- In case you changed your name in the past. Please note this includes divorcees who have reverted to their maiden name.
All documents should have an Apostille Stamp as proof of their authenticity.
- 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.
- All documents must be translated and certified in the Greek Embassy / 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. 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 Greece at least 1 day (work 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 our office.