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LATEST ARTICLES ON GETTING MARRIED IN FRANCE
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In France a civil ceremony is the only legally binding ceremony often followed by a religious ceremony. Here we discuss the French marriage process, options and documentation needed.
If you are lucky enough to have been invited to a wedding in France or are planning to get married in France, you may want to have a few pointers as to the correct wedding and dining etiquette to ensure that you don’t commit a terrible faux pas!
Get married in France? Isn’t that difficult, people will ask, mindful of French bureaucracy? Well, I got married here eight years ago, I have just organised my stepdaughter’s – much bigger – wedding so here’s how to do it!
If you’ve gone through the legal requirement for a Civil Ceremony, either in France or in your home country, and want to have a religious ceremony afterwards then there are still a few more hurdles to go!
Get married in France? Isn’t that difficult, people will ask, mindful of French bureaucracy? Well, I got married myself here eight years ago, I have just organised my stepdaughter’s – much bigger – wedding and I have helped various friends with the paperwork in the intervening years. So here’s how to do it! I am writing this from the point of view of British nationals, though I believe it will equally apply to other nationalities…
In France a civil ceremony is the only legally recognised marriage ceremony. It is still possible to have a religious wedding ceremony in France however this must take place after your civil ceremony.
Find out more about the laws and regulations to fulfill if you want your legal wedding ceremony to take place in France, as well as the types of wedding ceremonies that are possible and links to useful information to help you plan your special day.