The Legalities

The Seychelles

In the Seychelles, to get married legally, you must be present on the island at least two days prior to the ceremony. In addition to this, you must have a religious ceremony and a civil ceremony for the wedding to be recognised as being legal. If you wish to wed on the Seychelles’ outer islands, you will need to pay a fee for the transportation cost to these islands for the Registrar officer. There is also a fee for weddings held after 5pm on a weekday and during the weekends.

The United Kingdom

Overseas marriages are legal in the UK, but only if they comply with the marriage laws of the country. There are criteria and steps involved in order for you to get married in the UK and we have all the necessary information ready for you here.


Can I Legally get Married in Turkey? Turkey is full of luxury wedding venues, including D Maris Bay in Marmaris and the Mandarin Oriental Bodrum. Getting married in Turkey is relatively simple but you must get organised. In Turkey only civil ceremonies are legally recognised so if you are looking to have a religious ceremony …


Logistically, marrying in Vietnam is difficult because there is a lot of paperwork to sift through. Therefore, generally, we would recommend formally marrying in your home country and then enjoying a post-marriage wedding ceremony in Vietnam that can be identical to your actual wedding – just without the paperwork!

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