What paperwork do I need to get legally married in Spain?
Barcelona Brides will take care of your wedding day requirements however it’s important that you consider the following points:
Civil ceremonies require you to prepare a set of documents for the local Civil Registry (we will then make the necessary appointments for you). Please note at least one of you will need to have been a resident in Spain for the last 2 years in order to have a civil wedding ceremony.
Catholic ceremonies: you will need the long form of your birth certificate –(as well as a notarised Spanish translation which we will arrange for you). You will also need a Baptismal certificate which has been issued within the six month period prior to your wedding, and authenticated by the issuing Bishopric (we will arrange this for you). A Spanish translation must be attached. You will also need proof that both parties are free to marry. Please get contact us for clarification of this process.
Blessing: A blessing is very straightforward and no paperwork is required at all if you have already formalised your marriage in your home country (or countries).
What kind of ceremonies do you offer?
We organise civil ceremonies, blessings and religious ceremonies.
Can I get married in a Church even if we are non residents and of non-Catholic religions?
Yes! Of course if you want to get married in a Catholic Church then at least one of you must be Catholic. We can arrange an English-speaking priest. It’s not necessary to be residents of Spain, in order to get married in a Church.
If you are a Protestant then its possible to be married in a Protest Church, even though protestant ceremonies are not recognised legally, it is possible to arrange an English-speaking Protestant priest to give a blessing ceremony.
We are also able to celebrate Jewish ceremonies, although a Kettubah will need to be obtained beforehand from your Rabbi. We can arrange an English-speaking Ashkenazi and Sephardi Rabbi if it is required.
How much will my wedding in Barcelona cost me?
This al depends on the vision you have for your Barcelona wedding. Fill out our Wedding Vision Questionnaire for a detailed quote adapted to the size and design of your dream Barcelona wedding.
How much time do I need to plan my Barcelona wedding?
We recommend you start to plan your destination Barcelona wedding at least 6 to 9 months prior to the desired wedding date in order to ensure availability.
Where can I go for more inspiration for a Barcelona wedding?
Fill in our Wedding Vision Questionnaire here and we will respond within 48 hours with a PDF full of personalised ideas for your wedding planning and design in Barcelona. You can also follow us on Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook for a daily dose of inspo. As soon as decide on us as your wedding planner we will start to work on your Pinterest board and personalised wedding design moodboards, like this one for the theme wedding of A&A.
Can I get married on the beach?
We offer beach wedding venues as well as sea view wedding venues. After all, choosing Barcelona for your destination wedding means that the beach is always just a few moments away. See our Beach Wedding Guide for more info.
How can I arrange venue visits and menu tasting if I’m abroad?
Our complete package includes an all-inclusive trip to Barcelona for venue visits and tasting sessions (see terms and conditions).
What services do you offer?
We offer a bespoke service possibility as well as venue assistance, day of assistance, month of assistance and complete Barcelona Wedding packages.
Including but not limited to:
Event Design, themes and colour schemes
Venues for ceremony, reception and honeymoon
Contract & Legal Issues/ getting married as a foreigner in Spain
Memorable proposals, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners and bachelorette parties
Décor and floral decoration
Guest book, seating plans, favours, stationery
Programme/entertainment & DJ Photographer/videographer
Wedding and bridesmaid dress suggestions and bespoke design
Hair and make-up
What are the Barcelona Brides rates?
Our rates are flexible and start at just 150 EUR for in depth venue research and selection consultations. See reviews here.
Do you offer accommodation packages for my overseas guests?
We have arrangements with apartment and villa providers to ensure your accommodation is easy for your guests. We also offer all-inclusive activities for your wedding party including vineyard tours, yacht charter and personalised City tours. Our goal is to make sure that both you and your guests have an amazing Barcelona destination wedding experience.
Can you take care of our guest’s accommodation and transport?
Yes, we offer all-inclusive packages, which includes airport pick up, accommodation and 24 hour assistance for you and your guests. Contact us for more info.
How does payment work?
We ask you to pay 50% on receipt of your service contract and 50% on the day before the wedding.
Skype: Barcelona Brides
Phone: +34 672648171