Legal

Civil  Greek Wedding

PASSPORT COPIES OF BOTH PARTIES
FULL BIRTH CERTIFICATES OF BRIDE AND GROOM
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 TO MARRY FOR BOTH BRIDE AND GROOM
This document confirms that you have not been married and that you are free to married. The document can be issued in your local Registrar’s office and it must not be issued more than 3 months before your wedding.
AFFIDAVITS STATING THE BRIDE & GROOM ARE FREE TO MARRY
This is a paper where you declare you are free to marry and that 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 ANY
If either party has been divorced, please provide a certified copy of the Decree Absolute.
OFFICIAL DOCUMENT ABOUT CHANGING YOUR NAME IF ANY
ADOPTION CERTIFICATES IF ANY
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.
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 in Santorini. We have to confirm that your paperwork is in order. After that, you just need to bring the originals with you.

           Greek Orthodox Wedding

  PASSPORT COPIES OF BOTH PARTIES
FULL BIRTH CERTIFICATES OF BRIDE AND GROOM
Both parties are obliged to provide a full birth certificate. Shorter versions will not be accepted.
CERTIFICATE OF NO PREVIOUS MARRIAGE, OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED BY THE ARCHBISHOP OF AREA OF RESIDENCE
CERTIFICATE OF NON-IMPEDIMENT TO MARRIAGE FROM THE MUNICIPALITY WHERE THE APPLICANT IS REGISTERED
This document confirms that you have not been married and that you are free to married. The document can be issued in your local Registrar’s office and it must not be issued more than 3 months before your wedding.
ONE OF THE 2 PERSONS WHO INTEND TO GET MARRIED IS OF ANOTHER RELIGIOUS DOGMA
(Not Christian Orthodox, but still Christian), a Public Notary’s act is required, where it is stated that the children will be baptized Christian Orthodox.
DIVORCE CERTIFICATE IF ANY (from Civil and Church Authorities)
If either party has been divorced, please provide a certified copy of the Decree Absolute.
OFFICIAL DOCUMENT ABOUT CHANGING YOUR NAME IF ANY
ADOPTION CERTIFICATES IF ANY
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 and Certificates of Non-Impediment to marry issued by the Municipality where the person is registered.
All documents must be translated and certified in the Greek Embassy / 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 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.

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