How to get married in France

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To get married in France…

means that your civil service and/or your religious wedding takes place in France.

Civil weddings in France…

take place at the town hall, but are only allowed if either the bride or groom has lived in France for at least 40 days before the wedding.

Religious weddings in France…

require a civil service before. You can have your civil service in your home country, and then have your religious wedding in France.

Symbolic wedding ceremonies…

have no legal standing, but are every bit as moving and beautiful as a religious ceremony. With a symbolic ceremony, you can have the service wherever you like – you could opt for an outdoors ceremony, or a ceremony in a castle or other such venue. This is not always possible with religious ceremonies. Here, you can sculpt your wedding to truly represent you and your fiancé, with everything from the decorations to the service texts matching your wedding expectations.

Get in touch to talk to us about the options for your wedding in France