If you’re planning to get married in Gibraltar, congratulations! It’s a beautiful location that has become increasingly popular for destination weddings. However, like any wedding, there are a few formalities to consider before you say “I do.” In this blog post, we’ll go over the documents you’ll need to get married in Gibraltar.
First and foremost, you and your partner will need valid passports. Make sure they are up-to-date. If you are a non-EU citizen, you may also need a visa to enter Gibraltar, so be sure to check with the Gibraltar government website.
You’ll also need to provide original birth certificates for both partners. These must be in English and accompanied by a certified translation if not in English. You need to make sure that the birth certificates show both your parents names on the document.
Proof of Residence
You’ll need to prove that you are staying in Gibraltar for at least one day (day of the wedding or day prior to the wedding). This can be done by providing a proof of stay letter from a local hotel or a letter from your host should you be renting out an apartment.
Certificate of No Impediment
In order to get married in Gibraltar, you do not require a certificate of no impediment (CNI).
Divorce or Death Certificates (if Applicable)
If you or your partner have been married before, you’ll need to provide proof of divorce or death certificates of your previous spouse. These must be original documents and in English or accompanied by a certified translation.
Finally, you’ll need two witnesses to attend your wedding ceremony. They must be at least 18 years old and able to speak/understand the English language.
Get Your Documents in Order Before Your Gibraltar Wedding
Getting married in Gibraltar requires some paperwork, but the process is straightforward. Just make sure you have all the necessary documents and you’ll be saying “I do” in no time. With the right preparation, you’ll be able to enjoy a beautiful Gibraltar wedding without worrying about any problems.