Legal Issues

Documents for wedding in Rhodes

Planning your Destination Wedding Ceremony in Rhodes requires the obtainment of the certain list of legal documents that vary from country to country. Every Destination Wedding is different and the authorities can demand extra papers from you! Our company needs the documents at least 2 months before the wedding. Please send the scan of the papers to us to check that nothing extra is required in your personal case. All the papers need to have an Apostille Stamp on them! Please note that the original documents will be kept at the Town Hall. We suggest you ask for a copy of your Birth Certificate to apply to our authorities! The original Marriage License is in Greek, but it can be translated by us into English and other languages upon request! The documents required for a legal Destination Wedding Ceremony in Rhodes can vary slightly depending upon the country you will take them from and individual circumstances. It is advised to consult with the chosen officiating religious establishment to confirm the exact requirements and process for a religious marriage. All required documents in any language other than Greek must be officially translated into Greek.

For European Union Citizens

  • FULL BIRTH CERTIFICATES (with both parents names inside) with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • SINGLE STATUS LETTER – LETTER OF NO IMPEDIMENT with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • MARRIAGE LICENSE – CERTIFICATE OF CAPACITY TO MARRY with both of your names written on it, with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek

For United Kingdom & Australian Citizens

  • FULL BIRTH CERTIFICATES (with both parents names inside) with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • SINGLE STATUS LETTER or LETTER OF NO IMPEDIMENT (one for each of you) with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek. “Single Status” is a document issued from your local Registrar and insures that you are free to get married.

For United States of America Citizens

  • FULL BIRTH CERTIFICATES (with both parents names inside) with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • SINGLE STATUS LETTER – LETTER OF NO IMPEDIMENT with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • MARRIAGE LICENSE – CERTIFICATE OF CAPACITY TO MARRY with both of your names written on it, with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek

For Russian Citizens

  • BIRTH CERTIFICATES both of you with APOSTILLE STAMPED for each and translated to Greek
  • SINGLE STATUS LETTER or LETTER OF NO IMPEDIMENT for each with APOSTILLE STAMPED and translated to Greek
  • MARRIAGE LICENSE for each, you need to take it from ZAGS of your region with APOSTILLE and Translated to Greek
  • PHOTOCOPY of your international PASSPORTS and VISA

For Church 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

Apostille

This is a pre-printed form prescribed by the Convention.
Only those nations party to the Hague Treaty will recognize the apostille certification.
The documents need Apostille stamp as they are official documents to be used outside of your country.

For European Union Citizens

  • FULL BIRTH CERTIFICATES (with both parents names inside) with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • SINGLE STATUS LETTER – LETTER OF NO IMPEDIMENT with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • MARRIAGE LICENSE – CERTIFICATE OF CAPACITY TO MARRY with both of your names written on it, with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek

For United Kingdom & Australian Citizens

  • FULL BIRTH CERTIFICATES (with both parents names inside) with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • SINGLE STATUS LETTER or LETTER OF NO IMPEDIMENT (one for each of you) with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek. “Single Status” is a document issued from your local Registrar and insures that you are free to get married.

For United States of America Citizens

  • FULL BIRTH CERTIFICATES (with both parents names inside) with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • SINGLE STATUS LETTER – LETTER OF NO IMPEDIMENT with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek
  • MARRIAGE LICENSE – CERTIFICATE OF CAPACITY TO MARRY with both of your names written on it, with an APOSTILLE stamp, translated into Greek

For Russian Citizens

  • BIRTH CERTIFICATES both of you with APOSTILLE STAMPED for each and translated to Greek
  • SINGLE STATUS LETTER or LETTER OF NO IMPEDIMENT for each with APOSTILLE STAMPED and translated to Greek
  • MARRIAGE LICENSE for each, you need to take it from ZAGS of your region with APOSTILLE and Translated to Greek
  • PHOTOCOPY of your international PASSPORTS and VISA

For Church 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

Apostille

This is a pre-printed form prescribed by the Convention.
Only those nations party to the Hague Treaty will recognize the apostille certification.
The documents need Apostille stamp as they are official documents to be used outside of your country.

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