Our strength is our fresh attitude towards wedding planning, paired with many years of experience in organising weddings. We are committed to personal service and uncompromising quality, to this end, we limit the number of weddings that we take on so that we can offer you the time and dedicated service you deserve. A wedding is one of life's greatest moments, a time of serious commitment, celebration and joy. Creating the perfect day requires time, careful planning and sincere dedication. Arranging your wedding aboard with Your Greek Island Wedding will enhance everything your wedding day should be and more
Valid 10 year British Passports (must have six months remaining to your date of return) Birth Certificates (Please obtain an ‘Certified Copy’ of your birth certificates, as these will not be returned to you after your marriage)
Certificate of No Impediment The Bride & Groom must each obtain a Certificate of No Impediment from the local Registry Office. This must be issued no more than 3 months before your marriage date. Please note that in the box marked “District & Country where your marriage was solemnized” you must enter either (a) Kardamena – Dimos Kos – Kardamena, Kos, Greece (b) Andimachia – Dimos Kos – Andimachia, Kos, Greece (c) Kefalos – Dimos Kos – Kefalos, Kos, Greece (d) Kos Town – Dimos Kos, Kos, Greece Your Certificates of No Impediment will need to be translated and legalized. If either party: Is Divorced: * Decree Absolute (this must carry Court Stamp) The Decree Absolute needs to be translated and Legalized. Has changed their name: * Name Change Deed (Must be signed and Stamped by solicitor) Name Change Deed needs to be translated and legalized. Is Adopted: * Adoption Certificate If the Bride or Groom is adopted, an Adoption Certificate Must be taken to Kos. This will need to be translated and legalized. Is a Widow or Widower: Death Certificate/Previous Marriage Certificate of previous spouse. These will need to be translated and legalized. All U.K Documents (except passports) must be legalized by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and then translated into Greek by an official translator and legalized for use in Greece. Translation Your Greek Island Wedding offer a translation service. Once your documents have been legalized with the Hague Apostille Stamp (needed to deem them valid for use in a foreign country) we can translate your documents for 35 GBP per document. As the translations will be handled here in Greece, this eliminates the cost of having the translation verified by the Greek Consulate. There is a one-off administration charge of 35 GBP for non Your Greek Island Wedding couples. All translations can be sent via registered post or courier. Your documentation will be lodged with the Registrar here in Kos before your arrival on the Island. Legalization Your documents need to be legalized with Hague Apostille Stamps legalizing them for use in Greece. The Legalization Department of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office can be contacted by: Enquiries: Telephone: 037 0000 2244 Monday to Friday from Noon till 4 p.m. Email: Legalization Department Foreign & Commonwealth Office P O Box 6255 Milton Keynes MK10 1XX The Legalization Office now offer a new ONLINE SERVICE. For this you will need: • the documents you want to legalise • a credit or debit card for payment • the address your documents should be sent to • access to a printer Please note that there is a fee of 30 GBP per document for the legalization service which is payable online. The Legalization Service will take approximately two days. If you wish your documents to be couriered directly to Kos from the Legalization Office there is an added fee of 14.50 GBP. All Legalized Originals and Translated copies must be taken/sent to Kos. The Greek Marriage Certificate that you will be presented with will need translating to English upon return to the UK. Your Greek Island Wedding can also offer you this translation service at a cost of 45 Euros.