The natural beauty of Paralimni – Protaras area seems to have been created for weddings. Civil marriages can be solemnized at Paralimni Municipality according to the Marriage Law 104(I) of 2003.
Paralimni Municipality has prepared the following document as a convenient reference guide, so that couples can be informed of all the legal requirements for organizing their civil wedding.
Civil Marriages can be solemnized between Cypriot citizens, Cypriots with foreigners and between foreigners. Civil ceremonies are performed in either Paralimni Town Hall or in authorized wedding venues.
The interested parties after their arrival in Cyprus must apply personally or with their wedding planner assisting, to the Marriage Officer of Paralimni Municipality, in order to go through certain formalities which are necessary prior to their marriage and are valid for 3 months.
All documents that are not in English or Greek, must be translated either in English or Greek by authorized translators.
It must be stressed that the names we use for the wedding certificate are taken from the passports.
The actual ceremony is short and simple with a duration of 10-15minutes.
Guidance given at all times by the Marriage Officer. At the end of the ceremony couples will receive their original certificate of marriage, signed by their two witnesses and by the Marriage Officer.
Authorized venues in hotels - - €170. 86
St. Elias Garden Venue in Protaras - €170. 86 (plus €100 for ceremonies on Saturdays)
Traditional House of Paralimni Municipality - €70
Town Hall Venue of Paralimni Municipality – not any extra fee- (plus €170.86 for weekends or for ceremonies not on working hours).
*Certified True Copy of the original marriage certificate - €13, 67 - ₤8.The payment of the fees is in cash on the day of the couple’s appointment for completion of paperwork at the Wedding Registry Office of Paralimni Town Hall.
*These fees are set by the government and as such are subject to changes by the government.
For any further information concerning the procedure of civil marriage and in order to arrange an appointment for the registration or the celebration of a marriage please contact the wedding registry office of Paralimni Municipality.
Wedding Registry Office Opening hours:
Paralimni Municipality Mon-Fri 7:30am – 2:30pm
Tel: 00357 23744268 Mon 3:00pm-6:00pm (Sept-May)
Fax: 00357 23744267