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

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SWISS PASSPORT HOLDERS

Swiss passport holders should ensure they arrive in Seychelles with two sets of the certified copies and all original documents.