Getting Married In Gibraltar

A Registry Office Wedding in Gibraltar is famous due to the simple perfection of the day. A true low key elopement.

Many couples, including John Lennon and Sean Connery have married here. If you have ever asked the questions, how can I get married in Gibraltar?  Do I need a wedding planner in Gibraltar?  Look no further we have all the answers, everyone can marry in Gibraltar in the registry office, or in one of the registered external venues.

You can keep it a simple elopement and marry in the registry office ceremony room - simply just the two of you, or with family and friends.  The ceremony is simple,  short and sweet, ensuring that you will not forget your simply wonderful day. Or you can opt for something more fancy with the Botanical Gardens, The Rock Hotel, or Mons Calpe. Or combine ceremony and celebration with a wedding in The Lounge or Rendezvous overlooking the Harbour.

It is important to bear in mind that you will receive 2 copies of your international marriage certificate around 4-6 weeks after you are married by post as part of our service (as is the normal Gibraltar wedding way!). You can request that on the day you receive a legal official letter from the registrar confirming you are legally married if you wish, this can be ordered when you present the documents and is an additional £11.50.

Our Service includes; Assistance with all required documentation,  Application of your marriage with the office and booking of the appointment with the clerk, marriage license fees, application, fee, notary affidavit fee,  2 wedding certificates, Recommendations/Advice for anything else that you may need. 2 copies of an English marriage certificate return by post.

Getting married in Gibraltar is well known for its beautiful scenery and its wonderful registry Office where hundreds of couples marry each year. Ensuring your Gibraltar marriage has everything you wanted, be it a registry office wedding or any other wedding ceremony venue, there are so many beautiful wedding venues for your Gibraltar wedding. We can arrange for your registrar to also be at external locations other than the Registry office if you prefer, have a look at our blog section for options such as this one for a few ideas, but we have over 20 blogs for ideas of Gibraltar weddings!

Also included in all services is our wonderful Concierge after service -  we can help recommend truly professional suppliers for your bridal flowers, wedding photos, wedding hair and make up, wedding cake - and anything else you need such as hotel, restaurant and trip ideas.

If you are looking for places to eat in Gibraltar, you can find a variety of cuisine on the island. We highly recommend Little Bay curry house, Gauchos Steak house and The Ocean seafood restaurant.

Please look at this amazing video made by Andy Holmes of the top 10 things to do in Gibraltar!

If you would like certificates legalised with an Apostille, that are returned to you by courier instead of post that is also possible with our Legalisation service.

Please do contact us for a free documents list and a chat about whether Getting Married in Gibraltar is right for you.

You will need

- Legal entry into Gibraltar which you can check HERE

- Originally issued original long version birth certificates (to include parents names and be document issued at registration of birth or a certified signed copy from the office of original issue)

- If married before the originally issued Death or Divorce Certificates (for all marriages) * If not in English they need to be translated into English with a certified translator 

- If a previously married female, or a male where the marriage resulted in name change it is also required for the originally issued marriage certificates to be issued

- Evidence of at least 1 nights stay in Gibraltar.

You are required to present the originals of all documents and the evidence of at least 1 nights stay at the registry office the business morning before you marry. You will be given Affidavits to take to our Notary for sworn oath, signing and return. You then need to return to the registry office at least 15 minutes before your ceremony time.

You will need 2 witnesses for your wedding, if you are travelling alone you are very welcome to either ask other waiting couples to witness for you (share the love true elopement style!) or we can organise you 2 witnesses with a small travel and time charge payable in cash to them on the day of £25 to each of them.