In order to get married in Denmark, you and your partner must both fill out the marriage declaration form from the State Administration, before you can get an appointment for a marriage by the Municipality of Favrskov.
You have to apply for a marriage license at the State Administration if both you and your partner not meet one of the following criteria:
- You are a Danish citizen
- You are a citizen in a Nordic country (i.e. Finland, Sweden, Norway or Island)
- You have a permanent residence permit, issued in Denmark
- You have an obtained a permanent residence right under the Directive 2004/38/EC implemented in Danish law as “EU-opholdsbekendtgørelsen”
See how to contact the Agency of Family Law and read more about getting the marriage license, information about the form and the documents that you attach for checking if you can get married in Denmark and before a marriage in the Municipality of Favrskov. Incomplete or incorrect information may result in you not getting married at the planned time.
You also have the possibility of letting a third party represent you. If you wish the former, you will have to sign a power of attorney, stating that the third party may represent you. Please note that you still must sign the declaration of marriage as a sworn declaration yourself.
Only the State Administration is available for any questions regarding documents etc.
If you meet the abovementioned criteria, you have to send an application for a marriage license to the Municipality.
Please note, that the Municipality cannot enter into an appointment for a marriage, before the Municipality have received the marriage license from you or the State Administration.
Should any changes occur to the appointment that you provide to the Municipality prior to your marriage, you must immediately notify the Municipality of Favrskov.
Read more about how and when to get married under "Information concerning contracting marriage" down below.