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We make the process of getting married in Denmark simple, stress-free, and unforgettable.
Let us take care of the legalities and administration, so you can focus on making beautiful memories with your partner.

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Saying ‘I do’ in Denmark:
A Guide for International Couples

Denmark offers a wealth of advantages for international couples looking to tie the knot. Here are a few reasons why Denmark is a popular choice for destination weddings:

  • Easier process: Denmark has a simple and straightforward process for getting married, which can make it easier for international couples to complete the wedding.
  • Beautiful surroundings: Denmark is known for its beautiful nature and architecture, and this can make it an attractive place to get married for many international couples.
  • Equal rights: Denmark has a progressive legislation on marriage and cohabitation, which means that all couples, regardless of their nationality, have equal rights and obligations in relation to marriage.
  • Economically advantageous: Compared to many other countries, it can be cheaper to get married in Denmark, especially when taking into account transportation costs and other expenses associated with planning a wedding abroad.
  • Cultural encounter: Denmark is a multicultural society with a long history of receiving and integrating people from all over the world. Getting married in Denmark can be a unique opportunity to experience Danish culture.

There are several reasons why you should consider using our wedding services to help organize your Danish wedding:

  • Expertise and experience: Our wedding team have the necessary expertise and experience to help you navigate the legal requirements and cultural differences that come with getting married in a foreign country.
  • Time-saving and stress-free: Planning a wedding in a foreign country can be time-consuming and stressful, especially for couples who are not familiar with the local customs and language. Our wedding services can take care of all the necessary details and arrangements, allowing you to focus on enjoying your special day.
  • Tailored to individual needs: Our weddingteam can work closely with the you to ensure that your wedding day reflects your individual tastes and preferences. We can help with everything from choosing the perfect location to arranging for special decorations, catering, and entertainment.
  • Local contacts and resources: A wedding agency will have established contacts and resources in the local area, which can be invaluable in ensuring a smooth and successful wedding day. They can help with everything from finding the best local vendors to arranging for transportation and accommodations for the couple and their guests.
  • Peace of mind: Finally, using our wedding services can provide you with peace of mind, knowing that everything is being taken care of by professionals who have your best interests at heart.

Overall, using our wedding services can be a smart choice for you as an international couple who want to ensure that your Danish wedding is a memorable and stress-free experience.

International couples who want to get married in Denmark will need to provide certain documents to the Danish authorities. The specific requirements may vary depending on your individual circumstances and country of origin, Our services will help you navigate and secure that you meet the requirements for your specific situation.

Generally, the following documents are required:

  • Valid passports or national ID cards: You and your partner will need to provide valid passports or national ID cards to prove your identities.
  • Proof of legal stay in Denmark: If you are not a Danish citizen or resident, you will need to provide proof that you are legally staying in Denmark. This could include a visa, work permit, or residence permit.
  • Proof of marital status: You will need to provide simple proof of your marital status. In case you have previously been married you will need a divorce decree, death certificate of a previous spouse. Rarely, danish officials ask for a certificate of no impediment to marriage issued by your home country.
  • Other documents, like your birth certificate or a certificate of no impediment to marriage are only rarely required.

Ceremony: The wedding ceremony in Denmark is conducted in Danish or English, depending on the couple’s preference. The ceremony typically lasts around 20-30 minutes and includes exchanging of vows and rings. Couples can sometimes personalize their ceremony with their own readings, music, and vows.

Witnesses: In Denmark, couples are required to have two witnesses present at the wedding ceremony. The witnesses can be family members, friends or strangers.

Marriage Certificate: After the wedding ceremony, you will receive a marriage certificate in Danish or English, which can be used to register their marriage in their home country.

Apostille: Please note – your marriage certificate might need a Apostille Stamp – learn more

Overall, international couples can expect a smooth and stress-free wedding day in Denmark. The process is efficient, the venues are beautiful, and the legal requirements are minimal.

Once a couple has returned home after their wedding in Denmark, there are a few things you may need to do to ensure your marriage is recognized in your home country:

  • Obtain a marriage certificate: After the wedding ceremony, you will receive a marriage certificate in Danish or English, which you will need to use as proof of marriage in your home country. Please note – your marriage certificate might need a Apostille Stamp – learn more
  • Register the marriage: In most cases, you will need to register your marriage with the relevant government agency in your home country, which may involve providing documentation such as the marriage certificate and proof of identity.
  • Change names and update documents: If either spouse plans to change their name, you will need to update your identification documents such as your passport, driver’s license, and social security card.
  • Consider tax implications: Depending on your home country’s tax laws, you may need to report your marriage status and file taxes jointly.
  • Update other accounts: You should update any accounts or memberships, such as health insurance or bank accounts, to reflect your new marital status.

It’s important to note that the requirements and process for recognizing a foreign marriage can vary depending on your home country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Looking to get married in Denmark? Let us help you with the necessary documents! Get in touch with us to receive a preliminary list of documents required for your specific situation. We’re here to assist you and our service is absolutely free of charge.

Once we receive your request, we’ll send you a preliminary list of documents to help you get started. Keep in mind that every couple’s circumstances are unique, so the documents required will vary.

For a general list of required documents, check out our Free service

Looking for a wedding destination that celebrates love in all its forms? Look no further than Denmark!

With Denmarks inclusive laws, people from all over the world and any gender can get married here, including same-sex couples. That’s why Denmark has become a top choice for LGBTQ+ weddings, so why not make your love story a part of it?

Please keep in mind that if you’re currently an asylum seeker or refugee, there may be some restrictions, but we’re here to help you navigate the process and make your wedding dreams come true.

If you are unsure whether you have all required documents in place, please choose our free service to receive general information about the required documents.

Dreaming of a beautiful wedding in Denmark? It’s easy, but there are some important conditions to keep in mind.

To tie the knot in Denmark, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have legally dissolved any previous marriages
  • Be able to enter the country legally. This means having a valid visa or residency that permits entry into Denmark.

Let us help you navigate these requirements and create your dream wedding experience.

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