How do I get married in Iceland?

What do I need to get married in Iceland?

Documents That are Needed to Get Married in Iceland (Must be Sent 3 Weeks Before Date of Wedding):

  1. Marriage notification (Hjónavígsluskýrsla)
  2. Birth certificates of both parties. …
  3. Certificate of marital status, issued within eight weeks before the wedding date.
  4. A divorce decree if either party is divorced.

Can foreigners get married in Iceland?

The laws regarding marriage in Iceland changed on February 1, 2013 and may affect the ability of U.S. citizens to marry in Iceland. The new law requires that both partners submit a certificate of marital status issued by the relevant authority in their country, state or region.

How long do you have to be in Iceland to get married?

You also need to be in Iceland at least two days before your wedding, to obtain the Iceland marriage license. Another option is to have the legal ceremony in your home country, and just have the celebration in Iceland.

How much does an Iceland wedding cost?

On average the price usually falls somewhere between 65.000 ISK and 95.000 ISK. This includes consultation with your officiant and a tailored ceremony.

Is Iceland expensive?

According to Numbeo’s Cost of Living Index, Iceland currently ranks as the third most expensive country in the world. Local banks have also studied the essential travel costs for tourists, and the numbers are staggering.

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How can I immigrate to Iceland?

You can become a citizen of Iceland in one of three ways:

  1. Marry an Icelander.
  2. Attend a university in Iceland. Students are granted a residence permit and sometimes a limited work permit. …
  3. Acquire a work permit. This requires that your skills be in demand.

Who can officiate a wedding in Iceland?

There are four types of Iceland Wedding Celebrants that work with Pink Iceland, Humanist officiants from Siðmennt, Ministers, Nordic Chieftains and Representatives from the Magistrate’s Office.

Can a UK citizen get married in Iceland?

Restrictions for Iceland Weddings

Unlike some of our nearby Euro countries (IE, England, Switzerland, etc) Iceland does not have restrictions on where you can be legally married.

Preparing for the wedding