Legal Requirements for Getting Married in Seychelles


Are you thinking of Getting Married in Seychelles?

Then you have come to the right place. Before planning your wedding  -  the actual organisation of your special day and all the fanfare that surrounds it - its best to understand the legal requirements for getting married in Seychelles, so that you can get those organised and out of the way and start focusing on the fun stuff!

This post aims to help you do just that - understand what will be required to make your wedding in Seychelles legitimate, so that you can get this out of the way and start planning your dream wedding in paradise! Having said that, taking your vows in Seychelles is actually quite easy, and you can certainly do-it-yourself, have it arranged by ahotel hosting your wedding, or get the help of one of the numerous travel companies and wedding planners available.

So what are the Legal Requirements for Marrying in Seychelles?

There are numerous rules regarding getting married in Seychelles, especially for visitors / foreigners wishing to get married in Seychelles. Below we provide all the rules and steps to consider from the legal side of planning your wedding in Seychelles.

For more information and details of the different fees mentioned above, please contact the Seychelles Civil Status Office directly.

Seychelles Civil Status Office
PO Box 430, Victoria, Mahé Tel: +248 4 29 36 13 / 4 29 36 04 Fax: +248 4 32 10 46 Email:
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 0800hrs-1130hrs & 1300hrs-1500hrs Closed on weekends and public holidays.


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