Civil Ceremony

Italian civil ceremony

Civil weddings in Italy
 A civil wedding in Italy is a memorable and unique experience thanks to the beauty and the charm of many Italian Town Halls.
The most important things to know for performing a civil wedding ceremony in Italy are the followings:

  • Civil ceremonies are performed in Italian by Mayor or civil registrar with an official interpreter and are legally recognized throughout  the world.
  • Some Registry Offices in Italy will require you to sign a Declaration of Intention to Marry 2 or 4 days prior to your marriage ceremony.
  • Ceremonies lasts about twenty-five minutes.
  • Civil ceremonies consists in a mix between the articles of the Italian Civil Code which relate to mutual rights and duties of married couples and traditional marriage vows.
  • Two witnesses  are necessary and must be at least 18 years and have a valid passport or ID.
  • Civil ceremony in Italy can be personalized with elements that  are the expression of your personality and your soul: personal vows, poetry, reading and music.
  • Civil ceremony by Law must take place only in buildings approved by the Italian government.

For further information, please, contact our wedding planners that will be very glad to give you some suggestions to plan your wedding in the right way.