Marriage in Cyprus

Marriage in the wedding paradise

Cyprus - The island of love

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Wedding Agency KARINA® - the competent advisor for your wedding in Denmark, Cyprus, Gibraltar, and Hong Kong

The solution not only for bi-national couples whose documents no longer suffice for a wedding in Denmark

Who can get married in Cyprus?

Attention! People with a residence permit for a Schengen state do not need an extra visa to travel to Cyprus! Russian citizen tracel visa-free!

Even people from these countries do not need a visa:

Albania / Argentina / Brazil / Colombia / Georgia / Peru / Russian Federation / Ukraine


Please find the visa-free countries here:

Visa - free countries - Link

In Cyprus, we offer weddings with only one or two overnight stays and witnesses for free.

Please note: At a wedding in Cyprus the surnames can not be changed. On request, the registry office issues a certificate of consent for a name change. This certificate must be submitted within 3 months of your wedding day to the authorities of your home country or to a consulate / embassy of your home country in your country of residence.

The wedding ceremony:
The language of the ceremony is English or Greek and the witnesses are for free. If you do not understand English or Greek, you need an interpreter (price: about 70, - €). Own witnesses may also translate.

Legalization / Apostille:
In most countries, you will need an Apostille-legalized marriage certificate to register your marriage.
Please note: In most countries, you will need an Apostille-legalized marriage certificate to register your marriage.
Please note: You will receive the two marriage certificates immediately after the ceremony and the Apostille usually one working day after the wedding.

Exception: If your wedding takes place until 10:00 am, you will receive the Apostille on the same day..


Please send in color scanned copies of these documents by e-mail:

  1. Passport or ID card for citizens of a Schengen Member State
If you come from a visa-free country: passport; Entry stamp * for Cyprus (* if already available)
a valid Schengen multiple-entry visa if you are from a country whose citizens require a visa to enter Cyprus


a valid residence permit for a Schengen state (or a residence permit valid for Bulgaria, Croatia or Romania)

2. (International) birth certificate - if not issued in English, with certified translation into English

3. A certificate of marital status, which may not be older than 3 months on the day of your wedding, with a certified translation into English

(Please contact us for country-specific information as proof of marital status.)

4. If divorced or widowed: final divorce decree / divorce certificate or death certificate; if not issued in English, with a certified translation

Translators worldwide - Link


Authentication/legalization of your documents:

Birth certificates, certificates of marital/family status and divorce decrees / death certificates must be submitted in legalized form: either with an apostill or legalized by the Ministry of Interior/of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Cyprus in the issuing country.

Please find here a list with Cypriot Embassies and Consulates worldwide:

Consulates - Link

List of the Apostill countries:

Apostille-Den Haag - Link

The registry office in Cyprus:

Wedding ceremonies take place from Monday to Friday. Personal registration must be accomplished by the couple approximately 30 minutes before the wedding.
For a wedding ceremony directly at the registry office, all papers must be submitted no
t later than about 2 weeks before the wedding day.
Weddings usually take place inside the registry office, but other venues are possible as well (also open-air weddings). Depending on the location, additional fees may be charged.

Costs: starting from about 695, - € - fee of the Registry office, marriage agency fee, apostill/legalization and witnesses service included.
Travel and accommodation costs are not included in the price mentioned above.

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