Apply for a certificate of no impediment to marriage / Bremerhaven 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/passport/ID document Birth certificate (if born abroad) with German translation or as international certificatefor 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). current, certified copy of the birth register (at birth in Germany)Proof of prehensile strength and its dissolutionExtended registration certificate from the competent authority of residence with proof of marital status and nationality


Preconditions
For this reason, documents from both fiancées are required. The registry office checks the marriage requirements of both fiancées. This examination may take a few weeks after receipt of all necessary documents. Please contact your registry office in good time before the marriage abroad. At the moment the processing time is about 4 weeks. The issuance of a certificate of no impediment to marriage is only necessary if the foreign state requires it. Information can be obtained from the respective foreign embassies. The registry office in whose district the applicant had his residence or, in the case of residence abroad, his last domestic residence, is responsible for issuing the certificate of no impediment to marriage. Documents in a foreign language must be submitted by a translator who is admitted in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Hints
required documents for the foreign national: at birth abroad: birth certificate (with German translation or international certificate); at birth in Germany: current, certified extract from the birth register if applicable, proof of the dissolution of the premarital/departmental relationship (if applicable, certified copy from the family register) Registration or residence certificate issued by the competent registration office, also in case of residence abroad Proof of marital status (certificate of family status) valid proof of identification (e.g. valid passport/ID card) If necessary, foreign documents must 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). for the German citizen: Current, certified extract from the birth register if applicable, proof of the dissolution of the premarital relationship/prehence (if applicable, certified copy from the family register of the last marriage, which is continued as a marriage entry) Registration certificate (if applicable, deregistration certificate in case of residence abroad) valid identity card or passport