Want to get married in Greece?

We can help!

At greektranslations.com, we offer a document translation service specifically for people getting married in Greece. We can also help you find a wedding planner in Santorini, Mykonos, Tinos or several of the Islands and in Athens.

Here’s a list of the documents we will need to make your marriage arrangements more convenient.

Documents are required for all marriages (civil or religious):   

  • Original birth certificates (issued from vital statistics office in your county/state) for both parties.
  • Sworn statement indicating freedom to marry (Pistopoiitiko Eleftherogamias – Πιστοποιητικό ελευθερογαμίας).
  • Copy of divorce certificate* or divorce decree or death certificate (if applicable).

Documents required for Catholic marriages in Greece:

  • Baptism certificates for both parties.
  • Confirmation certificates for both parties.
  • Church certificates stating that both parties are free to marry (Pistopoiitiko Eleftherogamias – Πιστοποιητικό ελευθερογαμίας).

Documents required for Greek Orthodox Marriages in Greece:

  • One of the parties must be Greek Orthodox.
  • Both parties must supply baptism certificates stamped by the Diocese of the local Church.
  • Church certificate indicating freedom to marry (Pistopoiitiko Eleftherogamias – Πιστοποιητικό ελευθερογαμίας).
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