Weddings in Cyprus
Did you ever dream of a Mediterranean style wedding? Perhaps a picture of a glistening white village on a sun drenched Cyprus island comes to your mind! Lefkara is a model of unspoilt Cypriot naturalness.
Lefkara village is the perfect place to hold your wedding. Imagine exchanging your wedding vows in this traditional and serene village which is one of the most visited villages of Cyprus. The locals are proud of their village, and they preserve the local character both in the architecture and in their way of life.
The marriage ceremony is officiated by the Mayor or an authorised member of the civil Council of the Municipality of Lefkara at the town hall which is an old, traditional house.
The Municipality of Lefkara offers the perfect venue to declare your love and life-long commitment to each other.
In order to file an application for marriage the couple has to obtain certificates of marital status as follows:
1. Recent Certificate of Marital Status from Government Authority (i.e Town Hall, Ministry of Interior, Registry Office, Embassy etc).
2. Divorce Certificate.
3. Death Certificate of Spouse.
4. Birth Certificate.
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.
The ceremony is very simple and takes about 10-15 minutes. After the celebration of marriage the couple, the witnesses and the Marriage Officer sign the certificates and the couple receives the original certificate of marriage.
For certified true copy of the Certificate of Marriage the couple must apply at the Civil Marriage Office of Lefkara Municipality.
The fees for the above procedures of civil marriage are as follows:
Special Licence: 281,90 Euro
With Notice: 128,15 Euro
Certified Copy: 13,65 Euro
Working days and hours are Mondays to Fridays from 7.30 am till 3:00 pm