Documentation


With reference to the booking of the Registrar, only copies of necessary documents are required to be sent via email.

In order for us to be able to guarantee the organization of your wedding in a timely manner, we need to receive all documents at least four weeks prior to your arrival.
However, in some urgent cases documents submitted 11-7 days prior to the wedding date are acceptable but “lateness fee” applies.

Make sure to bring with you all original documents to be presented for the purpose of authentication.

Documents to be sent via email:

  1. Copies of the photo pages and data pages of your passports (First two pages)

  2. Birth Certificates

  3. Certificates of Non-Impediment (proving  you are not married at present)

Where applicable:

     4. Name Change Certificate (in case that the name differs from the name on the Birth Certificate)

     5. Divorce Certificate or Death Certificate (if previously married or widowed)
 

Further information about Civil Marriage in Seychelles

Legally conducted marriages in Seychelles are recognised under the European laws.

The couple getting married should arrive in the Seychelles at least 3 days prior to the wedding date. This is in accordance with the Seychelles' legal regulations. The minimum stay for a wedding while on holiday, is 3 days.

Upon your arrival in Seychelles, a welcome meeting will be held with you and our Wedding Planner, to discuss and confirm the last minute details of your Wedding Day.

Be sure that our talented Wedding Planner will make your Big Day a lifetime memory.

The Wedding Ceremony will be performed by the Seychelles Registrar in English language and in accordance with the Seychelles Law. The required documents (originals) have be presented to the Registrar before the ceremony.

You will receive your marriage certificate before your departure from Seychelles along with an Apostille issued by the Seychelles Supreme Court for your Civil Registry Office. Usually it takes two to three working days after the ceremony.

Wedding ceremonies are usually held from Monday to Friday. The appointed time depends on the Registrar's availability, but we’ll do our best to respect your desired date and time. 

Ceremonies on weekends and public holidays will be charged extra (Euro 150).

Two witnesses are required for the wedding ceremony. In any case, if the wedding couple comes alone, we will provide witnesses (free of charge).

Our experienced team will go step further to make your wedding day in Seychelles special and unforgettable.

Please note:

French passport holders and Residents wishing to get married in the Seychelles must follow different procedures. Please contact your local municipality or the French Embassy on Mahé, Phone no.: +248 38 25 00, E-mail: marie-may.confiance@diplomatie.gouv.fr in order to receive relevant information.

Swiss passport holders and Residents should travel with 2 sets of certified copies and all original documents (applicable for both partners).

Please- contact our office for more details.

Please note!

Passports must be valid for at least 6 months after the estimated departure date from Seychelles.

All documents should be in English or French language. Otherwise, certified translations are needed