√ FULL BIRTH CERTIFICATE
Both parties must obtain a ‘full’ Birth Certificate as the ‘shorter’ version of the Birth Certificate will not be acceptable
√ CERTIFICATE OF NO IMPEDIMENT TO MARRIAGE
This document certifies that both parties are Single , Legally Eligible and Free to get married in Greece . It can be obtained from their local Superintendent Registrar Office.
It may take up to 1 month to obtain and the certificate must not be issued more than 3 months before the wedding day.
√ MARRIAGE LICENSE
This specific document proves that both parties are Free to get married in Santorini (Greece). It is issued by their local government office, must have both names and be full completed and translated in Greek language.
√ DECREE ABSOLUTE
If any of the parties is divorced, a Certified Copy of the Decree Absolute must be obtained.
√ DEATH CERTIFICATE
If any of the parties is a widower, a Death Certificate must be obtained
√ DEED POLL CERTIFICATE
If any of the parties has changed his/her name by Deed Poll, written proof must be obtained
√ ADOPTION CERTIFICATE
This certificate is necessary if any of the parties was adopted
√ BAPTISM CERTIFICATE
This certificate is necessary for Catholic Church & Orthodox Church weddings.
TRANSLATION OF DOCUMENTS
All the above documents have to be translated in Greek at the Greek Embassy or Consulate and sent to our office four weeks before the wedding( the same needs to be done for the documents listed below concerning Catholic weddings) . If the documents are not translated then have to be sent eight weeks before the ceremony and there will be an extra cost for the official translation.
WITNESSES AT CEREMONY
Two witnesses are required for all types of weddings. If the groom and bride travel on their own, our Wedding Coordinators will be glad to act as witnesses.
DAY / TIME OF THE CEREMONY
Discuss with our Wedding Coordinators about your preferences and the different possibilities
LANGUAGE OF THE CEREMONY
Civil ceremony in Greek or English. Catholic Church Ceremony in Greek, Italian or French. Orthodox Church Ceremony in Greek.
Expert staff of ours will make all the arrangements on your behalf, do the bookings for your honeymoon prior to your travel date, and assist you for the local arrangements at the resort.