Official Civil Wedding in Crete


Acting as your destination wedding event planner in Crete, we know that promising, committing and keeping your word in a presence of witnesses is not a simple issue. You have made a very important decision and now the thoughts of organizing unique island wedding in Crete come to your mind?

It will be romantic, chic, private and real wedding with vows spoken and written in Greek.

Your Cretan civil wedding will be like no other back home!


wedding in the beach, Crete, Greece. If you feel like making your wedding day unforgettable, Crete and its town of Chania, with the Venetian old town streets and one of the most beautiful harbors in Greece, those places are certainly for your love! Here, in Crete, in Chania region, we plan your Cretan official civil wedding smoothly and competently including preparation of all legal documents for marriage abroad and providing a variety of wedding inspirations that Greek islands, and especially Crete, have to offer . There are two options for a official civil wedding in Crete: you may decide to get married in a Town Hall or you may decide to plan an outdoor wedding around the best Crete venues!


Required documents for the registrations of civil marriage in Greece – documents collected in your country for the wedding abroad shall be issued less than 6 months prior to the wedding date (please, check with your local authorities how long the documents are valid). Please, send the following scanned documents for our revision in order to confirm your wedding and further wedding date and time:

  • Valid foreign passports of the couple (or/and with a valid visa at the time of marriage) or ID.
  • Full birth certificates certified by the Institution in charge with Apostille stamp. Document issued less than 6 months prior to the wedding date.
  • Certificates of Non Impediment with Apostille stamp (where the name of your future husband/wife is written) – document issued by your country’s proper authorities where it is stated that both persons are not married. This document must be issued separetly for the bride and for the groom, less than 6 months before your wedding.
  • Full divorce certificate certified by the Institution in charge with Apostille stamp (in case of the previous marriage).
  • Death certificate together with certificate of the previous marriage certified by the Institution in charge with Apostille stamp in case you are widowed.
  • Deed Poll Certificate/Statutory Declaration certified by the Institution in charge with Apostille stamp in case you changed your name i.e. after the divorce you came back to your maiden name.
  • Adoption Ceritficate certified by the Institution in charge with Apostille stamp.
  • Power of Attorney under the given name to act on your behalf in the organization of a particular wedding with Apostille stamp.

We advise to start the preparation of legal documents for your Crete wedding abroad no later than 6 months before your official civil wedding in Greece.

All submitted documents will be kept by the Greek Authorities after the wedding.



For the official civil wedding in Crete our standard offer includes:

  • Service fee
  • Official translations of all documents on greek language
  • Verification & submission of documents to the City Hall, booking a wedding date and time of registration

  • Government fee

  • Legalisation of marriage certificate (Apostille)

  • Accompanying a couple to the Mayor’s office for their signatures in the Town Hall archives

  • Coordinator/Interpreter of wedding day & Documents

  • Witnesses

  • Fee for the venue

  • Fee for the representative of Mayor’s Office for conducting ceremony on a venue

  • Consulting services regarding locations, wedding theme

  • Meeting with the couple in Chania before the wedding the latest 1-2 days before the ceremony

  • Decoration for the venue

  • Bouquet, Buttonhole

  • Rose petals, rice

  • Welcome table

  • Sound system

  • Symbolic wedding certificate

  • Photographer (for 2 hours, providing 100 digital images) 



For more customized offers and pricelists, please, check our Portfolio and additional services in Tailor-Made Ceremonies section. To contact us directly, please, write at: [email protected].




Romantic & elegant civil wedding in Balos
Julia & Jevgeni
Sea beach official wedding
Maria & Evgenii
Civil wedding in Cretan gardens
Polina & Fedor


Dear Nataly and Anna, We had the most amazing wedding day, which couldn't have happened without you!
We will be forever grateful to {Crete for Love} and Anna for making our wedding the best day of our lives!
Thank you so much for the amazing organization of our wedding in Crete. We could feel professionalism and devotion.