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What is the required paperwork to get married in Santorini and the Greek isands of Santorini,Mykonos, Lesvos, Chios,Skopelos?

 

 I order to get married in Greece certain documents is required, please see our legalities column for more details.

 

Legal papers do they have to be translated?

It is preferred to have the translation done in the country of your origin but if you have problems please contact us to give for further advise. In some cases we can do the translation for a fee.

How much is the security deposit?

The security deposit is not refundable and it only secures reservation of the date, celebrant and ceremony. The amount is deducted from the final wedding invoice. The amount of the security deposit varies and depends on the numbers of guests.

When do I have to pay my balances/final payments?


In your contract you will find all details about balances and final payments.

What is your cancellation policy?

Our cancellation policy is outlined in detail in our contract. But yes , you can cancel your wedding reservation prior to your wedding date. CANCELLATION FEES varies depending on how long ago, we have been informed and what expenses were occurred. In the event of cancellation close to your wedding date, we may not be able to refund your money. In case of an emergency case we will handle this matter with the appropriate sensitivity.

Are credit cards accepted?

For the time being we only accept cash, bank wire transfers, international money orders in Euro and Eurocheques.

How do I book my destination wedding in Greece, Santorini, Mykonos, Skopelos, Lefkas?

a.contact us at info@marryme.com.gr
b.we will call you back and discuss all requirements and discuss, how we will work together
c.as soon as we receive your security deposit, we will reserve your wedding date
d. then we will create a proposal according to your request and budget and we will forward to you for your approval
e.since we have your approval we will prepare your wedding in detail according to your specifications.
f.Then we will forward a contract to you which has to be signed and returned to us within 15 days. In the contract will be described all vendors deposits as well as balances due.

What kind of wedding dessserts are available in Santorini and the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Skopelos?

The traditional Greek  wedding desert is baklavas, which can be served with ice cream. Other choices are yogurt with honey and nuts or fresh fruits with whipped cream. Of course you can design your wedding cake. If you choose one of our packages civil wedding packages – a wedding cake of one tier is included. If you wish to have your own cake please sent us a photo with the design of your dream wedding cake for your destination wedding in Greece and we will get back to you with the price.

What is the best time to get married in the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos, Skopelos, Lefkas, Lesvos, Monemvasia, Lesvos, Chios,Rhodes, Skopelos, Skiathos,Zante

All Greek islands offer beauty and romance throughout the year as they have a wonderful spring, a beautiful summer and warm autumn therefore you can choose according to your preferences. During the day, you will capture the infinity Aegean blue, during the afternoon the romantic aspect of the Greek islands and the beautiful smell of the sea breeze.

Is any kind of entertainment available in Santorini, Mykonos and the rest of the Greek islands available for our reception?

Live music, DJ, traditional Greek players are some of your choices in Santorini and the rest of Greek islands. But if you wish to have the music of your choice, we suggest to bring a USB with the music of your choice

Do I have to pay co-ordination fees?

For our preset civil packages, orthodox , catholic wedding or renewal of vows, you do not have to pay co-ordination fees. But if you decide to have a custom made wedding, bare in mind that a larger event requires more time than a small event, therefore fees will be charged based on the number of persons participating in your wedding party.

Can you arrange weddings in other Greek islands than Santorini?

Yes we can organize your dream civil or religious wedding in other islands than Santorini. Our wedding destinations include Athens, Mykonos, Lesvos, Chios, Samos,Skopelos, Porto Heli,  Monemvasia, Rhodes, Crete, Lefkada, Zakynthos, the rest of Ionian islands and a lot more exquisite and romantic locations.

We will be more than happy to accommodate your destination wedding in any of the above mentioned wedding locaations in Greece


Please do not hesitate to contact us in the following email
info@marryme.com.gr .Our professional wedding planners will assist you to organize  your dream destination wedding  in the Greek islands.

Civil wedding held in Greece are legal?

Marriage Certificates are legal documents, they are issued by the Greek Government and they are valid internationally.

What kind of wedding menu could I expect to get at a taverna reception in the Greek islands?

We can arrange for you any type of menu you request but if you really want to have a Greek traditional taverna wedding meal, you should expect as a starter a cold plate with Greek traditional meze (appetizers), followed by roast lamb/pork with potatoes and Greek salad. If you have guests that they are vegetarian, there are options too.
Drinks : you can have the wine of your choice, which can be house wine or wine of your choice depending on your budget.

Are religious weddings held in the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos, Lefkas, Skopelos, Rhodes, Zakynthos

Yes, we do arrange catholic and orthodox weddings in Greece and Greek islands. Bare in mind that in some places Catholic weddings are no longer permitted. Please see our section legals to find more information. Greek Orthodox weddings can be held in any church in Greece. Please see our section Greek weddings for more information.

Do vendors require a deposit prior to the wedding?

Yes you do, as business require deposit in advance. Payments are made via bank wire transfers, euro check, bank transfer or international money orders in Euro.
Please bare in mind that vendor deposits are essentials as we have to secure hotel rooms, choice of reception, florist and other services. Please visit our page wedding services and you can see most of our services. Some of these services may have cancellation fees.

Are weddings held everyday?

Depends on the wedding you choose.
Civil weddings are held Monday through Friday- some locations can make it during weekends too.
Orthodox and Catholic weddings are held usually Saturday and Sunday evenings
Renewal of vows or symbolic wedding can be held all week days.

Are wedding ceremonies permitted everywhere in the Greek islands, Santorini, Mykonos, Lefkas, Skopelos

How long is the civil ceremony?

Not really very long. It takes about 5-7 minutes but if you wish to enhanced it, we can write for you your personal vows and readings or creating a performance of music for your guests, which can be a charming way distinguishing your wedding. Marry me can suggest readings and choices of music for your civil wedding in Santorini and the Greek islands of Lesvos, Chios, Skopelos, Mykonos,Skiathos. Samos, Lefkas, Zakynthos and the beautiful locations of Monemvasia and Porto Heli.

Is there anypaper work involved in Symbolic wedding or Vow Renewals?

No paper work is involved, if you decide to have a symbolic wedding or vows renewal. Some couples decide to have their wedding in their home town by just signing all legal papers. Then they can come to Greece and have  a symbolic wedding ceremony  in the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos, Lesvos Chios, Skopelos, Skiathos, Lefkas, Zakynthos, Rhodes, Crete and mainland  wedding destinations of  Monemvasia,Athens and Porto Heli, where they can  enjoy the Aegean sea views, the crimson sunsets, the white-washed  villages. Your guests will have a nice vacation in the Greece, you will enjoy the your wedding symbolic ceremony and your honeymoon. The same appliew you wou decide to have your renewal of vows in Greece.

Town hall is the only choice for a civil wedding in Greece?

The norm is to get married in the town hall but there are exceptions in some islands, where you can get married in places with magnificent views. Marry me can arrange for you in to get married in staggering locations, therefore your civil wedding ceremony in Greece, can be held in your hotel,your villa or in a beach, in a boat. That doesn’t apply to all locations. Also some Greek island destinations have wonderful, traditional town hall with excellent architecture where it is worth to get married.
If you wish to get married in Oia village, we should be informed beforehand as there is a different town hall and different procedure is required.

We can arrange a beach wedding ceremony in Greece, a hotel wedding ceremony, a villa wedding ceremony, a sailing or traditonal boat wedding ceremony, a chapel wedding ceremony, a garden wedding ceremony, a restaurant wedding ceremony, a private island wedding ceremony and  a  lot more.But you have to stay in the island at least one business day to register your wedding in registar's office.

 

How can I get married in a church in the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos, Lefkas, Skopelos

In order to get married in the  church you have to be Christian Orthodox and if one of the parties is of other Christian segment has to be baptized.

In some cases you can have a church yard wedding but in that case, it is going to be  a civil wedding and that applies only to private chapels.

 

How long ago, do we have to book our wedding?

Our advise is the sooner the better as for some Greek island such as Santorini and Mykonos weddings are booked a year prior. Other destinations are less popular and it is easier to find the date you wish to get married but still we strongly suggest to book in advance

Is recidency required for a wedding in Santorini, Mykonos,Lefkas, Zakynthos, Rhodes

Yes , it is required to be in the island eight days prior to your wedding and one working day after your wedding.

Can you explain, what is the apostile stamp and where do I get it?

Apostille is certificate, which verifies and confirms the seal and signature of person who authenticated the document. Some people call this 'super legalization'. There are designated authorities in every country to issue apostille certificates or legislation. Apostilles are commonly issued for various documents related to certificates for wedding, divorce commercial documents, official documents related to vital statistics, and for court records, land records, school documents and patent applications.
Please note all documents sent to us must be sealed with an apostille stamp
Please visit our apostille section in order to find the nearest apostille office to authenticiate your documents. European country citizens can get information from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the rest of countries citizens from the Department of State of your country.

How long ago, you need our legal papers prior to our wedding?

We need your by fax or email 60 days prior to your wedding in order to check that everything is in order. Then you sent them to us by register mail or courier and they have to reach us at least 30 days prior to your. If you sent your legal papers without our confirmation and something is not in order, we have no other option but to cancel you wedding.

What if we need witnesses for our wedding ceremony?

You do not have to worry about this, we will provide the witnesses for you, if you wish at your wedding ceremony in Greece or any of the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos and the rest of them.

Do you organize wedding receptions in Santorini, Mykonos, Lefkas, Zakynthos, Athens, Monemvasia?

Marryme, we can organize your wedding reception in any place. It can be formal or informal. We are working with you to find your needs and what wedding party suits you best. No matter the size of the party we organize music, dancing , food , wine and a lot more. Please check our wedding services list for more services. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions and we will be more than happy to assist you.
The wedding venues we work with varies from  traditional tavernas to exclusive restaurants and we cover all budgets. Talking with our experienced wedding staff we select the best wedding venue in Greece for you.
Yes, we can organize your wedding reception. It can be formal or informal. We are working with you to find your needs and what wedding party suits you best. No matter the size of the party we organize music, dancing , food , wine and a lot more. Please check our wedding services list for more services. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions and we will be more than happy to assist you.
We work with several restaurants and tavernas from traditional to exclusive, which suit to every taste and budget.

Can we held our wedding reception while in Greece in a Villa?

Marryme can organize the catering for your wedding reception in any location you want, no matter how big is the number of your guests. We are working with the best caterers and wedding cake designers in Santorini and the Greek islands of Mykonos, Lesvos, Chios, Skopelos or any other destination you ask for.

Can you arrange for us other wedding services in Santorini, Athens, Mykonos, Lefkas, Skopelos?

Yes you can. Marryme can organize the catering for your wedding reception in any location you want, no matter how big is the number of your guests. We are working with the best caterers and wedding cake designers in Santorini and the Greek islands of Mykonos, Lesvos, Chios, Skopelos or any other destination

Yes we can. Please contact us for further information. Our wedding destinations include Athens, Mykonos, Lesvos, Chios, Samos,Skopelos, Porto Heli, , Monemvasia, Rhodes, Crete, Lefkada, Zakynthos, the rest of Ionian islands and a lot more exquisite and romantic locations.

We will be more than happy to accommodate your destination wedding in all the above mentioned Greek wedding locations, and your  dream will become true.


Please do not hesitate to contact us at info@marryme.com.gr and tell us how you have dreamt your destination wedding in Greece. Our professional wedding planners will assist you to organize your destination wedding in Greece.

What kind of flowers are available for the wedding ceremony and reception in Santorini and the rest of the Greek isalnds?

Depending on the season you are getting married different flowers are available. Please see our collection of our bridal bouquets, choose yours and will be ready for you for the big day of your life.

Weddings cars, transportation, photographer, video, hairdresser, bridal make up, beauty treatments, bridal gowns,fire works and a lot more wedding services are available in Greece

We can arrange everything for you, we suggest visit our wedding services list and find all services that may apply to you. If any service is not included please contact your wedding coordinator and we will do our best  to arrange it for you.

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