Denmark is one of the most popular wedding destinations in the world. Many foreign couples choose Denmark to have a destination wedding. Along with beautiful destination locations, one more reason because of which foreign couples choose Denmark to get married is easy civil marriage law.
The Danish government allows foreign couples to get married in Denmark in a civil marriage ceremony and receive a legal marriage certificate. The wedding laws in Denmark are flexible. Therefore, many couples choose to get married in Denmark. The Danish wedding laws are flexible for same sex marriage and cross nationality couple weddings, too.
If you are thinking to get married in Denmark, here is all the important information that you must know.
1. COVID restriction
The COVID 19 situation is not new to anyone. Amid vaccination and medical assistance, different countries are fighting with COVID. Still, some countries are highly affected by the COVID 19 spread. To keep citizens and tourists visiting Denmark, the Danish government has put some restrictions by categorizing different countries in different zones. To make sure you can visit Denmark and have a civil marriage ceremony, you must know the travel rules.
Please visit this link, which shares the latest travel guidelines for foreign visitors visiting Denmark.
2. Documents required
To have a civil marriage ceremony, you will need to send the application to the Danish government. Below is the list of documents that you will need to apply to get married in Denmark:
- Declaration of marriage form
- Legal proof of residence
- Passport or national identity proof
- Letter of non-impediment to confirm marital status
Both partners need to submit these documents. If any of the partners is a widow or divorcee, then the original certificate related to divorce or death of the ex-partner needs to be shared. If you are going to hire a destination wedding planner, then you will need to sign a power of attorney form to give authority to the wedding planner to carry out the legal process on your behalf. It would be easier for you if you hire a destination wedding planner in Denmark. The local destination wedding planner will have details of wedding law, required paperwork for civil marriage, Apostille process, etc. By hiring a wedding planner, you can sit back and enjoy your wedding. The wedding planner will handle the formalities.
Here is the link to the documents needed to get married in Denmark to give added information.
- You will need to provide all the required documents in English, Danish, or German language. If the documents are not available in those languages, then you will need to get them translated from the authorized translator.
- You can have your civil marriage at any destination location in Denmark.
- You will get a legal wedding certificate after the civil marriage ceremony. If you don’t live in any of the European countries, then you will need to Apostille the marriage certificate.
That is all.
If you are looking for a destination wedding planner that can help you get married in Denmark, then we can help. We have arranged destination weddings for many foreign couples in Denmark. Contact us for more details.