Legal age for marriage is 18 years for both men and women. If between 16 and 18
years old then parental consent is required.
Two witnesses are required, which can be provided by your wedding planner if requested.
There are no residency requirements to get married in Denmark. For some venues you must present the original documents at the latest the business day before the ceremony. But some venues allow same day document presentation and wedding.
You must send the documents below to your wedding planner who will liaise with the Danish Government Family Law office to obtain a certificate of marriage approval.
It can take from 2 days to 2 weeks to approve your file and issue a Marriage License, which is valid for a maximum of 4 months from the date of issue.
Once your Marriage License is issued by the Government office you are able to marry as soon as you wish.
Entry Visa for Denmark (if required).
Residency permit (if you are living in a country that is not your home country).
Relationship document to outline how, where and when you met - which your wedding planner or agency puts together with you.
If you have been divorced then the final divorce papers must be shown.
If you are widowed then the death certificate of your previous spouse must be shown.
If documents are not in English, Danish or German then they must be
translated into one of these languages by a certified translator.
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