What paperwork do I need to get married in Greece?

A passport.
A valid residence permit (if applicable)
An original or certified copy of the applicant’s birth certificate, along with an official translation into Greek.
If either has been married before, a death certificate or final divorce decree, along with an official translation into Greek.

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What’s considered a small wedding in Santorini?

A small wedding in Santorini includes 15 people or under, a medium wedding has a guest list of anywhere from 30 to 50 guests, and a large wedding has over 60 guests attendees.

How long do you have to be in Santorini before getting married?

We recommend to the couples to be in the island at least 3 days prior to the wedding, as they all have a pre-wedding meeting with their planners to discuss all the wedding details.

Civil marriage validity?

To validate the marriage, the couple must declare the wedding at the registry office of Thira Community within 4 days of the wedding day.

Language of the ceremony?

Civil ceremony is conducted in Greek or English, Catholic Church Ceremony is conducted in Greek or French and Orthodox Church Ceremony is conducted in Greek. We are happy to provide interpretation services if required at an extra cost.

So you think you want to elope?

Ask Yourself  These 5 Questions First
1.What’s motivating your decision?
2.What does your partner want?
3.How will your friends and family react?
4.Have you considered other options?
5.Is there a chance you’ll regret your decision?

How do I organise my wedding in Santorini?

Plan your Wedding in Santorini
Choose the date of the wedding.
Choose what kind of ceremony you want. (civil,Orhodox,etc)
Find a wedding planner.
Choose one of the wedding packages. …
Check the documentation and legal papers that required.
Book the vendors and discuss all the details with your planner.
Make your hotel reservation.

Why do we need a wedding planner?

Planners will fight for your wedding vision and keep everything on track. In addition to helping couples budget and supervising sticky details like legal contracts, the most important perk of a planner.Your planner is someone who’ll fight for your wedding vision from start to finish.

Guests accomodation?

It is not necessary for the couple and the guests to stay at the same hotel. Each of your guests can be accommodated in the hotel which will please them most. We can help you find one!

Cheaper accomodation?

If you and your guests chose to stay at the relatively cheaper beach resorts of Kamari or Perissa, and then travel up to the caldera side of the island, which is a very common thing to do, that might save you a bit of money.

Beach bars, restaurants nightlife?

There are excellent beach bars in both villages Kamari and Perissa and they’re quite used to having wedding and bachelorette parties. Also you can find many bars, restaurants and nightlife – clubs in Fira. If you are looking for entertainment contact us, we can help you!