Unique Weddings, Below is a list of the documentation required to meet the demands of a CIVIL wedding:

Legal Requirements

Below is a list of the documentation required to meet the demands of a CIVIL wedding:

At least one month before the wedding and before you leave the UK, copies of the following documentation must be submitted to us, via fax or Email, at Unique Weddings Rhodes:

Please note that not all documents may be relevant to you!

On consultation, we will advise you clearly as to what exactly you will need!
• Passports - accompanied by exact photocopies.
• Full A4 Birth Certificates with both parents' names.
• A Decree Absolute, if divorced.
• The spouse's Death Certificate, if widowed.
• An Adoption Certificate, if adopted.
• A Deed Poll Certificate, if you have changed your name [this must be signed by a UK public notary or a solicitor].
• Your local Registrar's Office must issue each of you a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage. The issuing of this certificate may take up to one month and there is a fee to pay. This must not be obtained more than 3 months prior to your wedding date.

• Apostilles All the necessary certificates and documents must be legalised by the Foreign Office, London www.fco.gov.uk who attach an Apostille to the reverse of each document. This takes approximately 10 days, and costs £30 per document.
• Copies of the relevant paperwork must be received by Unique Weddings Rhodes as soon as possible before your arrival in Rhodes. The original documents and all Apostilles documents must be produced at the first consultation with your wedding co-ordinator here in Rhodes. These documents will be officially translated and submitted to the appropriate authorities here, by us, in Rhodes.

Please note that these documents (with the exception of your passports) may be held by the Greek authorities and NOT be returned to you.

On Returning to the UK
To ensure your marriage is legally recognised in the U.K. you will need to submit a notarised copy of your wedding certificate, complete with Apostilles and translation with your local Registrar.

Below is a list of the documentation required to meet the demands
of a CATHOLIC wedding:

At least one month before the wedding and before you leave the UK, copies of the documentation required by both the state and the church must be submitted to us, via fax or Email, at Unique Weddings Rhodes:

State Requirements:
• Full Birth Certificates for both parties detailing your name and surname; Father's and Mother's name and surname, date and place of birth and nationality.
• If there has been a change of name by either party, a copy of the Deed Poll Certificate is required.
• Apostilles
• All the necessary certificates and documents must be legalised by the Foreign Office, London, www.fco.gov.uk who attach an Apostille to the reverse of each document. This takes approximately 10 days, and costs £30.00 per document.
• Copies of the relevant paperwork must be received by Unique Weddings Rhodes as soon as possible before your arrival in Rhodes. The original documents and all Apostilles documents must be produced at the first consultation with your wedding co-ordinator here in Rhodes. These documents will be officially translated and submitted to the appropriate authorities here, by us, in Rhodes.

Church Requirements:
• Baptism Certificate.
• Confirmation Certificate.
•Letter of Freedom from the diocese in your own country.
• Letter of Dispensation should a Catholic be marrying a non-catholic

When you arrive in Rhodes:
State Requirements
Copies of the state required paperwork must be received by Unique Weddings Rhodes as soon as is possible before your arrival in Rhodes. The original documents and all Apostilles documents must be produced at the first consultation with your wedding co-ordinator here in Rhodes. These documents will be officially translated and submitted to the appropriate authorities here, by us, in Rhodes.

Church Requirements
• Documents for the Church must be presented at the church of your choice.
• Your wedding co-ordinator will accompany you for your initial meeting with the priest.
After the Church Ceremony

After the wedding ceremony the marriage must be registered
in the Registry Office of Rhodes (Rhodes Town
).

In order to do this you will need to have:
• All documents, as mentioned above, as being required by the State.
• The marriage certificate signed by the officiating priest bearing the official stamp of the church
• Your passports
• Photocopies of your passports.

Please note that these documents (with the exception of your passports) may be held by the Greek authorities and NOT be returned to you.

On Returning to the UK
To ensure your marriage is legally recognised in the U.K. you will need to submit a notarised copy of your wedding certificate, complete with Apostilles and translation with your local Registrar.

IMPORTANT!
We, at Unique Weddings Rhodes, will do the utmost to realise your dreams but the production of the paperwork is your responsibility and the requirements and procedures must be strictly followed.

Unique Weddings Rhodes, Below is a list of the documentation required to meet the demands
Unique Weddings Rhodes, Greece, Rodos, After the wedding ceremony the marriage must be registered
Unique Weddings Rhodes, On Returning to the UK