Getting married in Turkey will give an extra special touch to your perfect day. However it is important to ensure a few simple steps are followed to ensure your day goes smoothly. Please note that this guide is correct at time of writing so it is important you follow the official links at the bottom for the latest information.
There are no minimum residency requirements, providing that you obtain a Certificate of No Impediment from the relevant authority in your country of residence.
If you have not obtained this document then you will be required to be resident in Turkey for 21 days prior to applying for a Certificate of No Impediment, and a further 21 days for the relevant documentation to be issued. Therefore, you will need to allow a minimum of 42 days from the time you apply for the necessary documentation to the day of your wedding ceremony.
A number of items of documentation are also required for your wedding to legally take place, these documents must be originals and no more than 6 months out of date for the certificate on no impediment.
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