Pafos Municipality - Civil Weddings


Civil Weddings

If you decide to have your wedding outside; on a Hotel's garden terrace, under the shade of a marquee overlooking the sea, the medieval castle or on a yacht, then choose a time just before nightfall. The Pafos sunset is truely magical creating the perfect romantic setting for amazing photos.

Weddings in Pafos... a treasured experience!

Cyprus has long been known as the Island of Love as Aphrodite as the goddess of beauty and love, is said to have emerged from the waves at Petra tou Romiou. Pafos is the ideal place for a special and memorable wedding day.

With the sun in the sky at anytime during the year, you are guaranteed a perfect wedding day and honeymoon.

Located in the western coast of the island, the town of Pafos is one of the most popular wedding and holiday venues of the Cyprus.

Pafos is the ideal choice for those who seek to spend the most precious days of their life in a town of history and culture, a place of unique beauty, a cosmopolitan resort with hospitable locality. With more than 7,000 of history, culture, luxurious resorts, spa, activities, delicious food, fine wine, nature walks, golf, sea and sun, pure relaxation or great fun Pafos offers it all.

Whether you are committing for a lifetime, or reaffirming your love, Pafos provides the perfect backdrop with some of the most beautiful and romantic locations of the world.

The Municipality of Pafos offers a wide range of ceremony options to suit the interest, budget and style of each and every couple. The choice of another ceremony venue other than the Town Hall, provides the advantage of holding your wedding ceremony in the same venue as your reception and/or accommodation. The license fee is €281,92 and an extra fee is applied on the license fee according to the chosen wedding venue.

Pafos Town Hall                 
It is located in the heart of the town and it is the most popular choice to celebrate a civil wedding. Built in 1955 in a classical style and surrounded by a range of historical buildings, the Pafos Town Hall is the most elegant choice to celebrate your wedding.
Εxtra fee: €100,08 (non-working hours). Total charge: €281,92 (working hours) and €382 (non-working hours).

Hotel Resorts
The wedding can be performed in one of the top-ranged luxurious hotels of the town. Located along the coastline and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, all hotels provide specially decorated wedding venues, in their gardens or on the beachfront.
Extra fee: €350,08. Total charge: €632.

For a truly special experience, you could charter your own private yacht to perform your wedding. The wedding is performed on board on a prestigious yacht at the Pafos harbor followed by a romantic cruise along the coastline.
Extra fee: €350,08. Total charge: €632.

Ethnographic Museum
For a stylish wedding with a touch of local history the Ethnographic Museum of Pafos is the ideal choice. In a specially decorated outdoor area you can have a private wedding ceremony in a traditional environment.
Extra fee: €100,08. Total charge: €382

Municipal Park
A wedding can be performed in a truly idyllic environment, among trees and bushes, located only minutes away from the Town Hall. A romantic hidden spot of the town with; an alternative option for those couples who seek the privacy of a little eden.
Extra fee: €100,08. Total charge: €382.

Municipal Gallery
Τhe Μunicipal Gallery is located in the center of the Municipal Park of Pafos only few minutes away from the Town Hall. The Gallery hosts the artworks of local artists and constitutes the perfect choice for couples who seek a quiet and private ceremony in the yards of a marvellous two-storey renovated mansion. A class choice with a traditional touch. Extra fee: €100,08. Total charge: €382.

Ottoman (Turkish) Baths: the ‘Hamam’
Found near the old market place, the Ottoman (Turkish) baths provide an ideal choice for those who seek to celebrate their wedding in an environment that combines the old and new with perfect harmony. The Ottoman Baths operate today as a Municipal Cultural Center and a marvelous outdoor area has been landscaped to meet the needs for an exclusive wedding ceremony. Smaller weddings can also be performed on the inside.
Extra fee: €100,08. Total charge: €382.

Lemba beach
An undeniably romantic place for a wedding with its postcard-perfect stretch of sand. From simple to elegant ceremonies, the Lemba beach can make magic happen. The picturesque waters of the Mediterranean provide a gorgeous backdrop to enjoy a
dreamful wedding. The marvelous beach front of Lemba lies at a convenient location just 15 minutes from Pafos town centre.
Extra fee: €200,08. Total charge: €482.

Vrysi of Lemba
The Vrysi of Lemba is not a place to miss. If you are an outdoor kind of gal looking for a fresh approach to your wedding nothing beats a natural setting, plenty of sunshine and a marvellous view of the Mediterranean. The Vrysi of Lemba lies in an idyllic and private setting with panoramic views of the Mediterranean. Only minutes away from the Cultural Village of Lemba, the first cultural village of the country, one can combine a truly romantic ceremony with a traditional yet lavish wedding reception.
Extra fee: €200,08. Total charge: €482.

Those who are interested must apply personally to the Civil Marriages Office of Pafos Municipality, which is housed in the Town Hall, to be informed about the necessary documents that must be submitted and carry out the formalities required by the Law.

Necessary documents - certificates

• For foreigners, it is required a recent civil status by a state agency (eg. City Hall, the Ministry of Interior, Embassy etc). In the case of Greeks, it is required a marriage license from City Hall in the place of origin.

• Passport or identity card (original)

• Birth certificates

• Affidavits/ Single Status Statutory Declarations/ Certificates of No Impediment (Scotland and Wales) stamped and signed by a registered solicitor confirming that you are single and free to marry. The above mentioned document should be valid for 6 months.

• Certification from the Registry Office - Ministry of the Interior (where applicable)

• Original Decree Absolute (if applicable)

• Deed proof of name change (if applicable)

• Death Certificate of a spouse (where applicable)

• Proof of parental consent, if one of the two or both are minors (where applicable)

All the above certificates must be original, recent and officially translated in English (for foreigners).

The procedure

• Those interested can book a wedding date by phone, fax or email. The physical presence is not required at this stage.

• The marriage application must be submitted by the interested parts personally at least a day before the wedding with all the necessary documents and certificates. Applications are received at the Civil Marriages' Office of the Municipality from Monday - Friday 8.30 -10.30 a.m.

• If the parties submit all necessary documents for the marriage they can proceed either with the Notice of Marriage, where the marriage occurs after the expiration of 15 days from the date of their application, but not more than 3 months , or with the speed up process. The marriage with speeding can take place on the next day of submission of the application by the interested parts or in less than fifteen days, provided that the Marriage Officer considers that there are significant reasons to speed up the process.

• Payment for the marriage is made in cash and is as follows:

By speeding - € 281,92

With normal procedure - € 128,15

Exact copy of the Marriage Certificate - € 15,00

• The marriage takes place on the date specified in the presence of two witnesses over the age of 18 years. The presentation of passport or identity card is essential.

• The Marriage Certificate is given immediately. Exact copies of the certificate are given at the request of the interested parts.

• A certified copy of Marriage Certificate is sent to the Embassy or Consulate that the country of the couple's residence maintains in Cyprus.

The staff of the Civil Marriages Office is always happy to assist prospective couples and make their wedding day an unforgettable experience.

Click here to book your wedding.


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28th October Square, P.O. Box 60032, Pafos (Paphos), 8100

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