Please find below the Legal requirements for wedding/marriage in Seychelles as well as the documents required for marriage/wedding in Seychelles
You need to make sure you have submitted submit your documents 4 Weeks prior to your arrival in Seychelles.
Please note that all necessary and relevant documentation not in English must be officially translated and be accompanied with the originals.
Please send 2 copies of each of the following
- Birth certificate
- Copies of passport pages. The pages showing your photo, names, date of issue
- A letter stating your full names, addresses & occupations and also providing the same information for your parents. See Sample HERE You can use this as a blue print for yours
- An affidavit sworn before a lawyer confirming you are single and free to marry. See Sample HERE You can use this as a blue print for yours
- Passport style photographs
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS FOR MARRYING/WEDDING IN SEYCHELLES ARE ONLY NEEDED IF THEY APPLY TO YOU:
If you have had your name changed you will need to show legal proof of this, and should be certified by a lawyer
If widowed - death certificate(s) of former spouse and previous marriage certificate(s)
If you are adopted - legal adoption forms
FRENCH PASSPORT HOLDERS
French passport holders need to contact the French embassy in Mahé on the contacts below before submitting the above
Phone: +248 38 25 00
SWISS PASSPORT HOLDERS
Swiss passport holders should ensure they arrive in Seychelles with two sets of the certified copies and all original documents.