Civil Marriages can take place between foreigners, Cypriots and Foreigners with Cypriots at Larnaka Municipality. In order to file an application for marriage the couple has to obtain certificates of marital status as follows:Foreigners
- Recent Certificate of Marital Status from Government Authority (i.e. Town Hall, Ministry of Interior, Registry Office, Embassy etc).
- Divorce Certificate.
- Death Certificate of Spouse.
All the above documents must be recent, original and officially translated into English.
There are two procedures of Civil Marriage. The Special Procedure and the procedure by Notice of Marriage.
If the couple has special reason for marrying early it will follow the Special procedure whereby they can get married the same day of their application or less than fifteen days.
Notice of Marriage
In this case the couple will sign the notice of Marriage and can get married after 15 days from the day of their application but not later than 3 months.
Our working days and hours are Mondays to Fridays from 7.30 a.m. till 2.30 p.m. and Thursdays from 3.00 p.m. till 6.00 p.m.
The ceremony is very simple and takes about 10-15 minutes. After the celebration of marriage the couple, the witnesses and the Marriage Officer signs the certificates and we give to the couple 1 original certificate of marriage.
For certified true copy of the Certificate of Marriage the couple must apply at the Civil Marriage Office of Larnaka Municipality.
The fees for the above procedures of civil marriage are as follows:
- By Special Procedure 281.90 Euro
- By Notice of Marriage 128.15 Euro
- Certified Copy 13.65 Euro
For any further information concerning the procedure of civil marriage and in order to arrange an appointment for the application or the celebration of a marriage please contact the
Civil Marriage Officer of Larnaka Municipality
Tel: 00357 24816564
Fax: 00357 24653384