All Greece Accommodation
Get married in Greece, Santorini, renewal of vows package, Gold wedding package in Santorini, Silver wedding package in santorini, Traditional wedding package in santorini
The island of Santorini - Weddings in Greece
documents required for greek civil weddings

Back to all greece main index
Details for weddings in Santorini
Civil Ceremony Weddings in Santorini offer by far the easiest, most flexible and most popular choice.
Greek wedding requirements

By Greek Law for a Civil Wedding the couple must have permission from the President of the community. To obtain the permission which we will obtain for you you will need to provide us with the following documents.

1 Original birth certificate for both bride and groom.

2 Certificate of Non - Impediment or a freedom to marry certificate for both bride and groom these must be obtained from your local registry office, but not earlier than 3 months before the wedding date as they would not be acceptable by the Greek authorities

3 If you have been recently divorced, a copy of the divorce certificate is also needed. Please ask us for more details.


A If you are married already and are just Renewing your Vows, No paperwork is needed.
B If you intent to have a religious Greek Orthodox or Catholic wedding, please have a look at our religious weddings page for the extra document requirements
Religious weddings - extra requirements

The above documents need to be forwarded to your local Greek Consulate General in order to be officially translated in Greek allow up to 21 days before the documents are ready for collection Copies of the original birth certificates, copies of the certificates of Non Impediment and their original official Greek translations have to be received, in Santorini at least 20 days prior to the wedding. You must however remember to bring all Original documents English and Greek translations with you to Greece.
Also at least two other people must be present as witnesses in order to declare to the community that the wedding has taken place. Local Santorini island wedding coordinator deals with the handling of the paperwork in Greece, as well as the provision of the witnesses in Santorini.
weddings in santorini

Silver Package Approximate Cost: Euro 1000.00
Package includes the following:
Booking of Registry Office - Documentation including license fees and all legal costs - Provision of two witnesses - Photographer with 50 photos Including the Negatives - Bridal bouquet and groom boutonniere - Bottle of Champagne - Mayors fees for the marriage performance

Greek wedding packages santorini

Gold Package Approximate Cost: Euro 1500.00
Package includes the following: All as in the Silver Package Plus
-Flower arrangements for the wedding location - A Romantic Candlelit Dinner and wine for the Bride and Groom - Local home made wedding sweet - Sunset cruise on the Bella Aura PLEASE NOTE: if the wedding ceremony is requested to take place around the sunset time, this cruise normally takes place the day after the wedding

traditional weddings in Greece

Traditional Package Approximate Cost: Euro 1700.00
Package includes the following: All as in the Silver Package plus:
Two mules - Two musicians - Sweets, Champagne and traditional liquor - Sweets, Dressing of the Matrimonial bed - Hand made Stefana laurels from vineyard branches

Greece accommodation can tailor make your wedding

You can choose any optional extras for example to upgrade the accommodation already included in our wedding packages, extend your stay beyond 3 nights, video taping of the ceremony, extra photographs, musicians, flower arrangements.......

an example of the words used for a civil wedding
Click on the image on the left, for an example of the typical words for a Civil Wedding Ceremony in Santorini. These words are just an example and can be amended according to your own requirements. If you wish to amend this exchange of vows it can be arranged as long as you provide us with any amendments or additions beforehand.
Civil Ceremony Wedding locations
Greek island weddings santorini weddings honeymoons in Greece greece weddings Greek hotels
Small chapel of S. Irene
The Santo winery grounds
A Hotel pool area
The Windmill
Anywhere you choose!

After the Ceremony - Reception Venues
santo winery get married overlooking the aegean sea in greece wedding arrangements for yopu and your guests in santorini honeymoon accommodation santorini greece
Santo winery
A multitude of locations
Selene Restaurant on the cliff edge
Your accommodation area and grounds

Below are links to the relevant Greek wedding pages
Greece and Worldwide hotels cars cruises  - realtime online travel reservations  - discounted hotel rates last minute travel deals