Different documents are requested according to each nationality. All documents must be recent, original, stamped and officially translated into English.
There are two procedures of Civil Marriage; the Special Procedure and the procedure by Notice of Marriage.
If the couple has a special reason for marrying early, they will follow the Special Procedure whereby they can get married the same day of their application, or less than 15 days after.
Notice of Marriage
In this case, the couple will sign the Notice of Marriage and can get married after 15 days from the day of their application, but no later than three months after.
The ceremony is very simple and takes about 10-15 minutes. After the celebration of marriage, the couple, the witnesses and the Marriage Officer sign the certificates and the couple are given one (1) original Certificate of Marriage. A certified true copy of the Certificate of Marriage is also available from the Civil Marriage Office for an additional fee.
The Civil Marriage Office working days and hours are: Monday to Friday, 07:30 -14:30
The fees for the procedures of civil marriage are as follows, and may be subject to slight flactuations:
- By Special Procedure €281.90
- By Notice of Marriage €128.15
- Certified Copy €13.65