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Getting married in France - the legal questions

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Which documents do I need to get married in France?

To get married legally in France, first off you’ll need to contact your local Mairie or Town Hall. They will ask you and your partner to provide various documents and might also ask you to come in for an interview either by yourself or as a couple. Although the paperwork required is fairly straightforward, it will still take around 4-6 weeks to process your application so it’s best to apply as soon as possible and to be flexible with dates. NB When applying for a civil wedding ceremony in France, you should expect to pay around €95 in administration fees.

To help you get your application file together, here’s a list of the basic paperwork you’ll need to provide to file your wedding application: