Getting Married

Here you can read about the possibilities of getting married and celebrate your wedding in Copenhagen or getting married abroad.

General Information About Getting Married

To apply for marriage - whether you are getting married in Copenhagen, somewhere else in Denmark or abroad - you must fill in an application and send it to the wedding office along with the required documents which are listed below.

The wedding office has a processing time of up to three weeks. When we have approved your application we can assign a date and time for your wedding.

Over Christmas and New Year's it is possible to get married at Copenhagen City Hall on the following dates: Saturday the 22nd, Thursday the 27th, Friday the 28th, Saturday the 29th of December, and Wednesday the 2nd of January.

Please send a prioritised list of possible dates for your wedding with your application.

The earliest you can apply is four months before the date you wish to get married.

If you reside in Denmark please follow this link to fill in the Notice of Marriage form.