Legal age for marriage is 18 years for both men and women.
Bride and Groom may not be related by blood, marriage or adoption
Two witnesses are required, who must bring their passports.
There are no residency requirements to get married in Greece.
You must take the papers mentioned below to the City Hall or the President of
the Community in Greece. The licence takes up to seven days to issue and is
valid for 6 months.
Once the marriage licence has been issued the bride and groom must both submit an application to marry to the Mayor or President of the Community where they wish to marry.
Full birth certificates with a certified translation.
Certificate of No Impediment”, which can be issued by your local Registry Office no longer than 3 months before the wedding date, and certified translation.
If you have been divorced then your first marriage certificate and the final divorce papers must be shown with a certified translation.
If you are widowed then the death certificate of your previous spouse must be shown with a certified translation.
If you are adopted then your adoption certificate must be shown with a certified translation.
If your name has been changed by deed poll then legal proof must be shown, stamped and dated by a solicitor (including if you are divorced and have reverted to your maiden name) with a certified translation.
Athens City Hall
63A Athinas St, Kotzia Square,
Athens 10552, Greece
Tel: +30 210 372 2001
Administration Building 22 Liossion St,
Athens 10438, Greece
Tel: +30 210 527 7000