Legal Requirements for Your Wedding

Legal Requirements For Your Wedding

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In Italy.....

Couples must obtain originals of your long birth certificates, original no impediment certificates for each of you, issued by your local registry office or the relevant embassy. Photocopies of your current passport, photocopies of passports for two witnesses and details of their marital status, occupation and place of residence.

If either party has been previously married, you will also need original previous marriage certificate and your original decree absolute or previous spouses death certificate.

In Italy, there is a 10 month waiting period before a divorcee or widow may marry. The original ‘no impediment certificate’ must be issued within three months of the intended date of marriage. It can take up to 21 days to be issued and costs £40 per person (approx).

All wedding ceremonies are conducted in Italian, however a translator will be provided. The wedding certificate issued will be multilingual.

List of the documentation:

Full 10 year British passports
Original birth certificates
4 Working days in resort required before wedding
7 Minimum stay required in resort
Original no impediment to marry
Original decree absolute if divorced
Original death certificates of former spouses & marriage certificates
Original adoption certificate - if adopted
Original deed poll notice - if changed name
Minimum age 18

Documents are required by Naples Villas 12 weeks before travel.

N.B.: THE WEDDING PLANNERS NEED TO SEE ORIGINALS OF THESE DOCUMENTS BEFORE YOU TRAVEL.
CIVIL WEDDINGS IN ITALY ARE NORMALLY CONDUCTED FROM MONDAY - FRIDAY (SEE INDIVIDUAL RESORTS FOR SPECIFIC DETAILS).
SATURDAY WEDDINGS MAY BE POSSIBLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENT. WEDDINGS IN ITALY ARE CIVIL CEREMONIES,
BASED ON BRITISH PASSPORT HOLDERS. IF YOU CARRY A DIFFERENT PASSPORT, PLEASE CALL US FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

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