Marriage: Applying for a certificate of no impediment to marriage Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

With the certificate of no impediment to marriage, the issuing registry office certifies that there are no legal impediments under German law to the marriage of the two persons listed on the certificate of no impediment to marriage.

Valid identity card or passportBirth certificate (if born abroad)current, certified copy of the birth register (at birth in Germany)Proof of prehensile strength and its dissolutionExtended registration certificate from the competent registration office indicating marital status and nationality, available from the competent registration office (also in case of residence abroad) If you are registered in Bremen and there is no information block on your registration office data, you do not need to present a registration certificate for foreign nationals: proof of marital status (certificate of family status), Important: Foreign documents may have to be legalised or provided with an apostille by the German representation in the issuing country (information on this can be obtained from the registry office).


Preconditions
For this reason, documents of both fiancées are required (even if they are resident abroad). A certificate of no impediment to marriage is only required if the foreign state requires it. Information can be obtained from the respective foreign embassies. The competent authority for issuing the certificate of no impediment to marriage is the registry office in whose district the applicant had his residence or, in the case of residence abroad, his last domestic residence. Certificates in foreign languages must be accompanied by translations made by a recognised translator.

Hints
At the registry office Bremen-Nord a previous appointment is necessary.