Please follow the below strict rules for a perfect and hassle free wedding:
-You are solely responsible to read and follow the instructions and timelines as given below. Failure to follow all the below Greek government's legal requirements, will result to not be able to have a legal wedding but you can always switch to a Symbolic wedding.
-Please remember... these requirements are from the Greek government and not by me, therefore they might change so you have to contact me 3 months before the wedding to ask me if there is any change.
Documentation required for citizens of Sweden
Copy of passport for both the bride and the groom. If you have your own witnesses, a copy of their passport is also required.
You have to be 18 years and older to get married.
Birth certificates (Extract of the Population Register) for both the bride and the groom.
Divorce or Death certificates if any.
Adoption certificates if any.
Change of name certificate if any with apostile stamp
All the above documents, need to have apostle stamps on each of them. The apostle stamp serve the purpose of authenticating your document for use abroad. Each Sweden document needs its own stamp. You can obtain these stamps from:
Ministry of JusticeDivision for Family and Business Law (L2)103 33 STOCKHOLMSwedentel.: +46 (8) 405 1000fax: +46 (8) 202 734e-mail:
All the above documents, need to be translate via the Greek Embassy of your area or by our agency. No other source is acceptable.
- You have to be in Santorini 1 (one) business day after your wedding to register your wedding. If that is not possible, you must obtain a document that will give my agency the authority to register your wedding on your behalf and you have to contact me to send you via email a sample of that document.
- I need the wedding documents 1 month before the wedding in my hands. Please email me copies of them when ready, to make sure nothing is missing. Please do not post them before I approve them.
-Please note that all your documents will remain in Greece forever, therefore if you wish to keep your originals you must get new certified copies to provide us.
- Last but not least, your documents cannot be older than 3 months from your wedding date.