Germany is a country rich in history, culture, style and tradition. Combine that with exceptional service, some of the most spectacular, diverse landscape and a unique European way of life and you’ll have treasured memories from Your Wedding Away!
There are so many lovely towns in Germany which a couple may choose to hold a marriage ceremony. Some of the most popular areas are in the Bavarian Alps and the Black Forest. Top ski resorts like Garmish, huddled in Bavaria’s Alps have state of the art accommodations and opportunities to rent charming cabins and luxurious chalets. Bavaria is considered the land of castles and baroque churches, and the Black Forest on the Danube River is an enchanted area where extraordinary castles capture the romance and essence of the region. Heidelberg’s Castle is stunning, and a visit to the mineral hot springs of Aachen or Baden is highly recommended. The university town of Freiburg is well known for its vineyards. Regenburg on the Danube is Germany’s most well-preserved medieval city. Brides and grooms have an abundant of options to choose from when planning their wedding in Germany; we know it’s easy to become overwhelmed. That’s why so many couples are booking with Your Wedding Away. Our expert, experienced team is here to guide them in the right direction and help make all of their wedding dreams come true!
- Canadians should contact their local registrar’s office (Standesamt) to receive a certificate.
- Must present a long-form birth certificate indicating your parentage. This may be obtained from the vital statistics office of the province or territory you were born in.
- You may be asked for a Ledigkeitsbescheinigung, which is a certificate of non-impediment to marriage stating that you are single. An exact equivalent does not exist in Canada. However the government can issue a statement in lieu of certificate of non-impediment to marriage for you. To obtain one, mail your request to the Canadian Embassy in Berlin or to a consulate with a photocopy of pages 2 and 3 of your valid passport and the fee.
- Six week notice of a scheduled marriage to the German government.