Getting married abroad: what you need to know
What’s more exciting than a wedding? A wedding abroad, of course! Over the last years many future spouses have chosen to celebrate their most important day outside of their borders. Usually the destinations are exotic islands or charming countries, such as Italy. But Getting married abroad, in a different country, is not so easy as it may seem. It’s fun, it’s original, it’s got the wow effect, but easy? Not at all. This is why, if you’re planning your marriage abroad you have to hire a professional wedding planner specialized in weddings for foreign couples. They won’t only take care of the logistic aspects of the wedding but also of the complicated bureaucracy included in the package.
Document for planning a wedding abroadThere are a lot of major documents that you need when planning a wedding abroad, so be ready for a long and sometimes tedious process. Here’s a list of original documents you’ll have to present on your arrival:
- Birth certificates;
- Affidavit/statutory declarations;
- Valid 10-year passports;
- Decree Absolute (if you are divorced);
- Confirming single status;
- Parental consent if you are under 18 (21 in some countries).
- Previous spouse’s death certificate (if you are widowed).