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Wedding Procedures

Marriage Procedures in Greece

Religious Wedding

DOCUMENTS

The documents submitted to the parish church where the marriage occurred.
a. Certificate of celibacy from the parish last place of residence of the intending spouses. Post Athenian daily newspaper (two sheets, one for each).
b. Fee of EUR 15 green (par value of 14.67 euros) from the Treasury.
c. If one of the the 2 persons was already married and divorced, additionaly

Death certificate / divorce
A certificate from the metropolis to indicate the extent of the last marriage.

COMMENTS:

Names in the Journal will be with Greek letters.
For filing the application and receipt of license, must appear himself concerned, and having his identity.
During the wedding ceremony each person about to be married must be accompanied by an adult witness may be a relative of the identity.
Under the new Equality Act, the couple is obliged to declare before the marriage the surname of the child to be born. This may or husband or wife or both, but not more than two names

Civil Wedding

Authority: The marriage license to any couple about to be issued by the municipality of residence.

DOCUMENTS

a. Application (the City grant application forms).
b. birth certificate.
A statutory declaration stating that:
the person about to be married is not an impediment to marriage than those mentioned in Articles 1350, 1351.1352, 1354, 1356, 1357, 1360 of the Civil Code
is a resident of the municipality (eg, Athens) and c / if it is first or second marriage, etc.
D. For minors under 18 years need a court decision.
e. of divorce for separated or death certificate if death.
f. Athenian Daily Journal (two sheets, one for each).
g. Fee of EUR 15 green (par value of 14.67 euros) from the Treasury.
h. An alien must have:
Establishment of the Consulate in Greece, that no marriage impediment (translated in Greek).
Birth certificate (translated into Greek).
Athenian daily newspaper (2 copies, one for each).
Terms residence card or temporary residence permit, which, regardless of issue, expire on the 31/12/1998 (article 4 paragraph 3 and Article 2, paragraphs 3 and 4 of Decree 358/97 F.E.K.240 / 97 / TM).
i. Cypriots must carry a certificate of freedom, birth certificate, an application paper.
j. For the Greeks abroad:
publication of the marriage in an Athens daily newspaper
request
affirmation,
authorization, endorsed by the authenticity of the signature of the Consul of the Greek Consulate
birth certificate (of divorce or death certificate, if warranted.
Names in the Journal will be with Greek letters.
k. For filing the application and receipt of license, must appear himself concerned, and having his identity.
l. During the wedding ceremony each person about to be married must be accompanied by an adult witness may be a relative of the identity.
m. Under the new Equality Act, the couple is obliged to declare before the marriage the surname of the child to be born. This may or husband or wife or both, but not more than two names.

General



This category includes persons who are habitually resident abroad who repatriate to Greece for the wedding.
Items for which the exemption

They all exemptions on all personal property (household items and transport, in accordance with the terms and conditions above.

Especially when a person arrives in Greece on the occasion of marriage can be introduced and new household items, provided they are imported from a country moves, the authorized person and to prove the marriage with a person pouechei habitually resident in Greece or commencement of procedures required for the wedding in Greece.

They can also import and wedding gifts if the value of each not exceeding 350.

Process

The household items and wedding gifts should be brought into the period commencing two (2) months before the date will be the marriage and ending four (4) months after the wedding.
When the clearance of goods made before the wedding tradition of the statement made by a person, when they would make the marriage (not more than two months) and taking cash or bank guarantee for customs duties and taxes will be levied in case which is not present at the office, no later than four (4) months from the date of marriage declared, evidence that eginemesa two (2) months from the clearance of goods.
From the foregoing it has no practical application to the case of a person relocating to Greece on the occasion of marriage, partly because after 03/01/1988 metoikountes generally allowed to enter and new household items, because the other provisions of relocating the wedding bring less limit the import of household goods.

In synepeiakai when a person moves on the occasion of marriage, may rely on general provisions of relocating or as a person transferring his normal residence in Greece or in Greek (Greek) ergazomenossto abroad who returned permanently in Greece, to be applied to case of the general terms and deadlines of relocating.

However, adult unmarried children who live with their parents abroad and relocating entitlement may rely on the resettlement in Greece on the occasion of their marriage in order to pursue its own and in its entirety right relocating, regardless of their parents after creating their own family



Creating new familly share as a result of being married

Authority: local municipality

* The process is carried out through CSC

DOCUMENTS

a. Application / statutory declaration (issued by the office and CSC)
b. ID Card
c. Authorization if he did not attend
d. Copies of tax returns two (2) years
e. Copy of electricity bills / OTE
f. Birth Certificate
g. Marriage
U.S. Birth Certificate

COMMENTS:

The declaration must include the following:
"On my own responsibility and knowing the penalties provided by the provisions of paragraph 6 of Article 22 of Law 1599/1986, I declare that I have not opened the family register in another municipality"



Marriage Declaration of municipal

Authority: the local municipality or commune

DOCUMENTS

a. Application / statutory declaration (issued by the office and CSC)
b. ID Card
Marriage
Issue of marriage

Authority: the local municipality or commune

DOCUMENTS

a. Application / statutory declaration.
b. Demonstration of two police identities.
c. For a religious marriage certificate authenticated by the Church of the Diocese.
d. civil marriage, a statement of Mayor or President of the Community for the celebration of civil marriage.
e. Residence permit (for foreigners).

PROCESSING TIME:

The declaration must be made within 40 days from the date of the marriage.
If the declaration occurs within 3 months after the expiry of 40 days, 4.40 stamp affixed, and after this period (40 days + 3 months) 13.5 stamp affixed.


Source: http:www.kep.gov.gr

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