Many of our couples find themselves considering Getting Married in Denmark for many various reasons.
We get it! The required documentation is simple, the processing is quick, and Denmark is an awesome place to visit.
People are friendly, the transport is easy, and once you’re here for your ceremony you’re going to find your trip is wonderfully seamless thanks to our help.
Getting Married in Denmark as a Foreigner
You may already be wondering, what it’s like to get married in Denmark as a foreigner?
There are so many international people getting married in Copenhagen and other town halls around Denmark.
We can help you understand more about what it’s like.
A question you might have is:
Okay, so we don’t get asked too often if Vikings are involved!
But a lot of our couples do ask us what a ceremony here in Denmark is like.
Perhaps you are wondering whether you can have a same-sex wedding in Denmark?
Of course you can! The LGBT community is thriving in Denmark and gay weddings are very welcome.
Our team of advisers have helped thousands of couples with their wedding in Denmark.
We have excellent customer service and aim to reply to you quickly with the answers and guidance you need.
15,000 international couples travel to Denmark to get married every year.
International couples choose Denmark, because it is easier than their own country.
We guide you all the way. Processing your documents is quick and stress free.
It brings us smiles to see all these happy couples.
Getting married in Denmark is so easy, but there some strict conditions apply.
You must be at least 18 years old to marry in Denmark.
If either of you have been previously married, that marriage must have been legally dissolved before you can marry again.
To get married in Denmark, you need to be able to legally enter the country. Therefore you need to either have a valid visa, or a type of residency that allows entry in to Denmark.
People from all over the world can get married in Denmark – and of any gender. The only exception can be if you currently have asylum seeker or refugee residential status.
Can same-sex couples marry in Denmark?
Denmark is a popular destination for same-sex couples who wish to marry.
Denmark was the first country in the world to grant recognition to same-sex unions in 1989. This has now been replaced by a new same-sex marriage law.
If you would like to know what documents you need for marriage in Denmark, why not contact us to receive a free documents list? We answer everyone who contact us – and free of charge.
We will then send you a preliminary list of documents to get you started.
Everyone’s circumstances are different. Therefore, the documents you need will vary greatly from one couple to another.
To see a list of the general documents, take a look at our page:
There are many wonderful town halls around Denmark where you can have your wedding ceremony.
We recommend the town halls who love to welcome international couples, and are more geared towards offering you a lovely ceremony.
When you take our services, we send you a list of the town halls that we recommend. This list include all the information you need about each town hall. With the list you can make a decision about which town hall would be right for your special day.
The list of town halls we work with includes,
You will usually need to be in Denmark at least 2 days. You need one day to present your documentation, and the second day to have your wedding ceremony.
Some town halls require that you present your documentation the same day. Though, there are always different factors to take in to account like your travel and flight plans.
Denmark is an amazing place. Therefore we would always recommend that you stay longer to enjoy what the country has to offer. But we do understand that many of our couples need to get home as quickly as possible.
We give you all the information and guidance you need to choose the option that suits you.
The most important part of the whole process is your wedding day. We hope that you can start planning as soon as possible.
We always advise to wait until we have processed your documents. We also recommend that you wait until the town hall of your choice has confirmed the date of your ceremony.
After this you can start planning your wedding and stay in Denmark.
The Agency of Family Law’s application process is an online platform.
You would be required to complete an extensive form online and upload the relevant documentation.
Once completed, the Danish Agency of Family Law sends you receipts as confirmation.
By law, they are required to get back to you about your application within 5 days. The same goes for any amendments or extra documentation required.
Once they have gotten back to you, there is no requirement to get back to you within a certain timeframe, and they will prioritise other new applications before replying to you again.
When you choose our Complete Service, we carry out the application process for you. We have a phone line to the Agency of Family Law, and this helps us find solutions to any issues that may arise.