Testimonials
  • Mr & Mrs Tofts
    Ammos Beach, Ayia Napa - 10th September 2015

    On the 10th September 2015, we got married on Ammos Beach. It was amazing and Joanna, our ...
  • Mr & Mrs Humphries
    Olympic Lagoon, Cyprus - May 2015

    The weddings team were fabulous and generally came back to us really quickly with any questions we ...
  • Mr 7 Mrs Jamieson
    Paphos Town Hall, Athena Beach Hotel - 17th May 2017

    We chose this resort as a friend had married here previously and our wedding day absolutely met our ...
  • Mr & Mrs White
    Peyia Town Hall, Cyprus - November 2016

    My husband and I were married at Peyia Town Hall in Cyprus on 10th November 2016. Alison ...
  • Mr & Mrs Beale
    Garden of Eden, Ayia Napa - 31st August 2017

    Everything was well organised, and so helpful, from taking us to the Town Hall through to the ...
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Legalities & Frequently Asked Questions

Legalities & Frequently Asked Questions

There are a number of documents that you will need to arrange and take with you to Cyprus and have provided a guide summary below. This paperwork is extremely important, so please feel free to contact us to clarify any points you are unsure of. Once you have booked your wedding with us, we will supply you well in advance, with full details in writing of all the necessary procedures and documents required for all types of weddings, to ensure that all of our couples comply with the necessary regulations.

We also advise you to send us copies of your paperwork to check before you take all original documents to resort. We will even send you a reminder letter 3 months before your wedding…..

 

CYPRUS

Minimum period of residency

3 working days (civil)  

5 working days (religious)

10 year British Passports required

(Non British passport holders should contact us prior to booking, to establish correct paperwork requirements.)

Yes

Full A4 birth certificates with both parent’s name

Yes

Affidavit* (valid for 3 months). This must be prepared by a UK solicitor, a Notary Public or a Commisioner of Oaths. It must be issued on Solicitors letter headed paper, clearly showing the name and stamp of the practice. If prepared by a Notary Public or Commisioner of Oaths, it must have a wax seal. We advise you to send copies of your Affidavit to us to check that they are correct before travelling to resort.

Please note that if you are a non-British passport holder, you must seek advice and permission from the relevant embassy to be issued with a freedom to marry certificate that has been apostiled.

Yes

IF DIVORCED

Original of the Decree Absolute

Yes

IF WIDOWED

Spouse’s original death certificate as well as their previous marriage certificate.

Yes

IF ADOPTED

Proof of adoption

Yes

If you have changed your name by deed poll, or are known by a different name or have had your name altered in any way – legal proof is required.

Yes

Parental consent required in the form of an affidavit stamped by a notary (if under 18 years old)This must be supplied before the wedding is booked.

Yes

Legislation/translation of documents by Foreign & Commonwealth Office

No

Important legal formalities upon arrival to obtain marriage license

Yes

Copies of witness passports (over 18 years of age) – couples are required to bring these so they can be added to the wedding license form

Yes

FOR ANGLICAN WEDDINGS/BLESSINGS

Copy of certificate of baptism and name and address of local Parish Priest.

Yes

CATHOLIC WEDDINGS

In addition to the legal documents above, the bride and groom will also need to take their baptism certificate. The couple will have to complete, amongst other things, a pre marriage course at home which should have started at least 6 months before the wedding.

Yes

 

Your Olympic Wedding Co-ordinator will explain all the legal procedures at your first meeting, and will make the necessary appointments for you to register for and obtain the special licenses that authorises your wedding to take place during your stay, whether you are having a Civil or Religious ceremony.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

We have put together some of the most frequently asked questions, which we hope will help you in your plans to marry in Cyprus with Olympic Weddings. If you do not find the answer to any questions ...
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