How do I get married in Odense?

Here you find information on how to get married in Odense.

Before you can get married in Denmark, you must have a certificate of marital status.

 

A certificate of marital status is documentation that you meet the conditions in the Danish Act on the Formation and Dissolution of Marriage (Marriage Act). 

 

Where do I get my certificate of marital status? 

If one or both of you have foreign citizenship, please contact Familieretshuset (The Agency of Family Law) to get a certificate of marital status.

 

You’ll have to get the certificate of marital status from the municipality if you or partner:

 

  • Have/has Danish or Nordic citizenship
  • do/does have permanent residence in Denmark
  • have/has a right of permanent residence in Denmark pursuant to the Executive Order on EU Residence

 

To contact the municipality, please find contact information in the info-box on this page.