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Paperwork Requirements for British Citizens

Marriage Paperwork Legal requirements for British citizens wanting to marry in Italy.
Requirements For British Nationals.

British citizens getting married in Italy must produce the following documents:

  • A Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage released by your local register office after posting your notice of marriage. You have to post your notice of marriage at your local registry office.
  • A statutory declaration to be signed before a solicitor or public notary in the UK.
  • Both the Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage and the statutory declaration have to be legalised with a Hague Apostille by the FCO Legalisation Office in Milton Keynes

The above requirements shall apply to British nationals residing in the UK. A different procedure shall apply to British nationals residing overseas.

Beginning from May 1, 2017, UK nationals residing outside of the UK must produce the following documents:

  • After being in Italy for at least 3 clear days, the customer can sign their Notice of Marriage and their affirmation in front of a local notary in Italy. The customer can then send us their signed documents by post.
  • We shall then take all necessary steps with the British Embassy in Rome.

IMPORTANT: Women whose previous marriage was terminated within the last 300 days must obtain a waiver from a law court in Italy. This is issued on medical evidence that she is not pregnant.

"These instructions have been prepared on the basis of the most updated information notified to our company by the relevant authorities. The aim of these instructions is to provide guidance to our potential clients. However this guidance is without prejudice to any amendments applied from time to time to current procedures by authorities involved in wedding paperwork, which will be confirmed by our staff upon confirmation of wedding bookings."

"The information provided herein reflects the most updated instructions made available to us. We disclaim all responsibility and liability with regard to any changes and amendments dictated by the relevant authorities involved in the process that might be introduced with immediate effect and with no prior notice."