Rhodes is one of the most popular wedding destinations and
the perfect setting for your dream wedding... No matter what you are dreaming
of from an idyllic wedding ceremony in one of the picturesque settings of Rhodes island, to a perfectly organised reception or a romantic honeymoon for just the
two of you, Rhodes is the perfect setting for your dream wedding.
Offering an excellent choice of wedding venues and with a
huge range of attractions including magnificent sightseeing opportunities and
stunning hotels that fringe the coastline, Rhodes combines variety to suit all
preferences and budgets to ensure your special day will be one to remember for
1.Do I need a
licence to get married in Rhodes?
Yes, a licence is required.
2.What is the
process for applying for a marriage license in Rhodes? Your Wedding Planner will assist you with regards to
obtaining this license and further information is detailed below. For weddings
in Greece, you will need to produce the DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW (as applicable
to you).These then need to be legalised
by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and they will then be forwarded to
the Wedding Planner on your behalf (see below). Please note that only original
documents or certified copies are acceptable. Copies of documents can be
certified by a solicitor in the UK.
Compulsory: Both the bride and groom must be in possession of a 10 year British
passport. Non-British passport holders MUST notify us at first contact.
FULL LENGTH BIRTH CERTIFICATE – Compulsory: Both the bride
and groom must produce an original full length Birth Certificate showing the
names of both parents.The short version
of the Birth Certificate is not acceptable in Greece.
CERTIFICATE OF NO IMPEDIMENT – Compulsory: Both the bride
and groom must obtain a Certificate of No Impediment as legal proof that they
are free to marry.This document is
issued by your local Registry Office and must not be dated more that 3 months prior
to your wedding date.
DECREE ABSOLUTE – If applicable: If either the bride or
groom has been divorced, she/he must produce an original Decree Absolute.This must carry a coloured court stamp.
DEED POLL CERTIFICATE – If applicable: If either the bride
or groom has effected a change of name for any reason (including personal
reasons, remarriage of a parent or if the bride reverted to her maiden name
after divorcing), a Deed Poll Certificate must be produced.This document must be stamped and signed by a
solicitor and must include the solicitor’s practice name and address plus the
full name of the solicitor who witnessed the change of name.
WRITTEN CONSENT FOR UNDER 18’s – If applicable: If either
the bride or groom is under the age of 18 years, written consent from
parents/guardians must be supplied to us with the Application for Marriage
ADOPTION CERTIFICATE – If applicable: If either the bride or
groom has been adopted, an Adoption Certificate must be produced.
DEATH CERTIFICATE – If applicable: If either the bride or
groom has been previously widowed, a Death Certificate must be produced.
LEGALISATION OF DOCUMENTS – All the documents required for
your civil wedding in Greece must be legalised by the FCO (www.fco.co.uk).It is your responsibility to ensure that this
has been done before any documents are forwarded to us.The FCO charges £30* (as time of going to
print) per document.
TRANSLATION OF DOCUMENTS – For civil weddings in Greece, all
required documents must be translated into Greek.To make it easier and more economical for
you, we have negotiated a special rate in-resort for the translation of
standard documents (Birth Certificates, Certificates of No Impediment and
Marriage Certificates*) and this has been included in the official paperwork
cost relating to your destination.Any
extra documents required can be translated at a supplement (cost will be
confirmed to you at the time of booking).
Important: Please be aware that none of the documents sent
overseas can be returned to you as they need to be kept by the local
Upon your arrival in Greece, your Wedding Co-ordinator will
assist you to complete the various procedures and make the necessary
A visit to the Registry Office to register your intent to
A return visit to the Registry Office after your wedding
4.Is a blood
No, a blood test is not required.