Marriage consummation with same-sex partner
Civil partnerships can no longer be established in Germany since 01.10.2017. With the opening of marriage, same-sex couples have been able to marry domestically since the above-mentioned date.
The intended marriage must be registered.
Who should I contact?
The registry office of the municipality, the Joint Community and the city in which you or your future spouse have his/her domicile or habitual residence are responsible for registering the marriage.
If neither you nor your spouse have his/her domicile or habitual residence in Germany, the registry office of the municipality, the Joint Community and the city before which the marriage is to be concluded is responsible for the registration.
Every German registry office is responsible for the marriage.
- no existing marriage or civil partnership with a third person
- no relationship in the direct line and between full-born and half-born siblings
Which documents are required?
Documents are required. Please contact the competent authority.
What are the fees?
Fee: 40,00 EURPayment in advance: NoIf the marriage is performed in a registry office other than where the parties are domiciled.
Emission: 100,00 EURPayment in advance: Nooutside the normal office hours of the registry office, except in case of life-threatening illness of one of the spouses
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sport
Professionally released on
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