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Romania - Register Marriage

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  1. The declaration of marriage must be submitted by the spouses at the Civil Service Office in the municipality where they are residents. The declaration must show that there is no legal impediment to the marriage and the family name that will be used.
  2. Submit the declaration together with other required documents (see list below).
  3. Once the marriage is registered in the books, the Local Registrar will issue the marriage certificate.

If you are outside Romania:

You may use the link provided under "Office Locations & Contacts" to get in touch with the nearest Romanian embassy in the country you are currently staying. The Embassy's consular service section will be able to help you register your marriage in Romania.

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Required Documents[edit]

With the declaration of marriage, the spouses must also submit the following documents:

  • Proof of identity of the applicants (original and photocopy). Applicants may present these following documents:
    • Romanian nationals - ID card, temporary identity card or passport Romanian citizen who has established permanent residence abroad
    • For citizens of the European Union or European Economic Area - the ID or passport issued by the state where they belong
    • For stateless persons - passport issued under the Convention on Statelessness in 1954, accompanied by permanent and temporary residence permit, if applicable
    • For third-country nationals - passport issued by the State concerned are to be applied visa in Romania; visa must be valid as from the date of submission of the declaration and the date of the celebration of the marriage;
    • For citizens who were granted a form of protection in Romania - travel document issued under the Geneva Convention of 1951 or, if applicable, travel document for aliens who have subsidiary protection - humanitarian protection and identification card issued by ORI ;
    • For citizens of asylum seekers in Romania - passport issued by the State concerned are accompanied by temporary identity document.
  • Birth certificate, original and copy;
  • Valid medical certificate on health status
  • Original documents and copies, translated and notarized or certified by the officer of civil status showing dissolution of previous marriage, if applicable;
  • Proof that the application fee was paid
  • Proof previous marriage dissolution, the following documents may be presented:
    • Divorce decree issued by the courts
    • Divorce certificate issued by notary offices or city halls.
  • Proof of termination of the previous marriage is the death certificate of former spouse, with the attached certificate of marriage.

Documents that must be submitted by foreign nationals

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Civil Service Office - Bucharest
Address: Bd. Mare?al Averescu nr. 17, Sector 1, Bucure?ti
Office Hours and other contact information

Romanian Missions

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2. City or County of Birth.

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