Civil marriage: couples in Spain may legally marry in a civil ceremony without a religious aspect. The majority of Spains autonomous communities recognise and provide civil unions and registered cohabitation between both heterosexual and same sex couples.
Can you legally marry in Spain?
Civil ceremonies and religious weddings are both legally recognised in Spain. Same sex marriage has been legal in Spain since 2005. Civil ceremonies are only possible if at least one of the marrying couple is a Spanish citizen, or at least one of you meets the 2 year residency requirement.
Can a UK resident get married in Spain?
For most UK residents that do not have a property in Spain or are not Catholic, it will be necessary to have a civil wedding in Gibraltar or the UK followed by a marriage blessing in Spain.
How much is it to get married in Spain?
The average cost of a wedding in Spain stood at 22 thousand euros in 2021. This includes the expenses laid out for all products and services, such as clothing, music, banquet and invitations. The price of a wedding can vary greatly and is highly conditioned by the future new weds financial means or their taste.
How old do you have to be to get married in Spain?
18 years old Note: You must be at least 18 years old to marry in Spain.
What do you need to marry in Spain?
Necessary Documents: Valid passports; completed application form obtained from the Civil Registry or District Court; apostillized birth certificates; Spanish translation of birth certificates made and authenticated by the Spanish Consulate or Embassy nearest your place of residence; apostillized, certified divorce
Can I stay in Spain if I marry a Spanish citizen?
In the first place, the citizen who wants to obtain nationality must obtain a residence in Spain. This will be possible after having married a Spanish national. Then, you must demonstrate continued coexistence for a year in the Spanish territory with your spouse.
How do I become a citizen of Spain by marriage?
In Spain, foreigners are given citizenship after theyve stayed in Spain for a year and married to a Spanish citizen. For this process to work, you have to marry a Spanish Citizen. Then you will be given a Spanish residence permit, passport & ID card and work authorization.
Can I get residency in Spain if I buy a house?
If you buy property in Spain you can get a Spanish residency permit (this is the correct bureacratic terminology for Spains golden visa), which allows you to live in Europe. In 2013 Spain passed a law that gives residency permits to non-EU citizens in exchange for a property investment of 500,000€ or more.