Wind in your hair, sunshine on your skin… let your civil wedding ceremony go off the beaten track!

Our wedding planner team in Croatia can offer you many beautiful wedding locations close to the sea or with magnificent seaside panoramas for a legally-binding civil ceremony.

Civil ceremonies can be held at almost any location. It is necessary to provide an approval from the Registry Office in Croatia, and a translator must be present if either of the couple does not speak Croatian. You may also have a religious ceremony either before or after a civil ceremony has taken place, in Croatia or in your own country.

Come aboard in the most picturesque places in Dubrovnik, sophisticated Elaphiti islands on the most southern part of Croatia, or enjoy nature call while experiencing outstanding wedding ceremony in a spectacular eco retreats across Croatia landscapes.

Your personal style is very important to us, as well as your wishes and ideas; together with our creative energy and innovative thinking we can make a unique wedding experience.

civil ceremony

What you need to know about the legally-binding civil ceremony in Croatia:

  • The civil ceremony is conducted by the Registrar.
  • The civil ceremony takes place at the Registry Office or at the venues outside of the official premises, but this affects the price
  • The bride and groom have to submit the required legal documents prior the wedding ceremony. The documents may not be older than 90 days prior to the wedding.
  • All documentation is required to be original or certified copies and translated into Croatian by the relevant authorities.
  • The official ceremony lasts no longer than 15 minutes.
  • It is possible to exchange personal vows during the ceremony.
  • It contains no religious elements or anything with a religious connotation.
  • By the law, two witnesses are required.
  • The ceremony is performed in Croatian language.
  • The presence of an officially authorised court interpreter is required, if either the bride or groom does not speak Croatian.