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Legal papers for EU and British citizens

Documentation for European Union Citizens for a civil wedding in Greece

  • Copies of bride and groom’s and witness passports (no apostle is required or translation)
  • Bride’s and groom’s full birth certificates that means both parents names should be in the birth certificate (shorter versions are not acceptable) Apostille and translation in Greek is required
  • Marriage license or a Certificate/letter of No Impediment to Marriage must be provided for both the bride and groom. It can be obtained at your local Registry or Statistics Office, and must be issued within three months of the weeding date. Apostille and Greek translations are required.
  • Divorce Certificate(s) / Decree(s), for divorced parties. Apostille and translations required
  • Deed poll / adoption papers are required for each party (if applicable) in certified copies. Apostille and Greek translations are required.
  • Official name change documents if applicable

All of the above documents (with the exception of passport copies), and including their apostille stamps, must also be provided in Greek translation and certified (stamped) by the Greek Embassy / Consulate in your country.
All documents must be sent six weeks electronically to us, prior to your wedding in Greece, to allow us to confirm that all paperwork is in order.

Please bring all the originals with you and they remain at the civil office

You must remain in Greece for at least one business day after your wedding, as you will need to sign your Marriage Certificate at the local town hall.

Legal papers for British

Documentation for British Citizens for a civil wedding in Greece

  • Copies of bride and groom’s passports (no apostille is required or translation)
  • Bride’s and groom’s full birth certificates that means both parents names should be in the birth certificate (shorter versions are not acceptable) Apostille and translation in Greek is required
  • Letter of No Impediment to Marriage must be provided for both the bride and groom. It can be obtained at your local Registry or Statistics Office, and must be issued within three (3) months of the weeding date. Apostille and Greek translations are required.
  • Divorce Certificate(s) / Decree(s), for divorced parties. Apostille and Greek translations are required
  • Deed poll / adoption papers are required for each party (if applicable) in certified copies. Apostille and Greek translations are required.
  • Official name change documents if applicable

All of the above documents (with the exception of passport copies), and including their apostille stamps, must also be provided in Greek translation and certified (stamped) by the Greek Embassy / Consulate in your country.
All documents must be sent six weeks electronically to us, prior to your wedding in Greece, to allow us to confirm that all paperwork is in order.

Please bring all the originals with you and they remain at the civil office

You must remain in Greece for at least one business day after your wedding, as you will need to sign your Marriage Certificate at the local town hall.

NOTE: BRITISH CITIZENS that they leave in different countries such as Dubai they need to obtain the Non impediment from the British embassy in Athens https://www.gov.uk/marriageabroad
For British citizens that they leave in the U.K they can obtain the apostille stamp

By post or in person
The Legalisation Office
Norfolk House (West)
437 Silbury Boulevard
Milton Keynes
MK9 2AH

By email: [email protected]
By Phone : 02476 631 613, + 442476103104, + 44 2476631613

09:30 a.m. – 15:30 p.m.
Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays

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