To assist couples understand how the whole process works, and help you to avoid making any errors that could compromise your marriage application, we have made a comprehensive guide about the documents required to get married in Denmark.
Requirements can vary depending on where you come from and how soon you’re planning to marry, but as a general rule, all couples will need to supply the following documents for both partners:
Documents you and your partner will need to get married in Denmark:
The only document required for everyone.
Valid Passport Or ID Card
Your passports must:
- Be valid for at least three months longer than the length of your stay.
- Have at least two blank pages left in them.
- Have been issued within the last ten years.
Documents you and your partner might need:
- A copy of your Valid Visa And Schengen Area Entry Stamps
If one or both partners is required a Visa to enter Denmark.
- A copy of your Residence Permit.
If one or both partners live in a different country then where you are a citizen.
- A copy of your Divorce Decree Or Death Certificate
If one or both partners has been married before.
- A copy of your Certificate Proving Your Current Single Status From Your Current Country Of Residence.
In most cases your single status certificate is not necessary.
- A copy of your Original Birth Certificate
In most cases your birth certificate is not necessary.
- A copy of your Original Birth Certificates For Any Children You Have With Your Partner.
Not for children you might have individually.
- Persons Of The Military Will Require Permission From Their Commander
If one or both partners are in military service, they will require a statement of permission to marry from their commanding officer.