Flight time: 11 hours from London
A picture perfect location to get married in, Brazil is the largest country in South America and has plenty to offer for the perfect wedding abroad. With powdery white sandy beaches and beautiful palm trees dotted all along the coastline it’s no wonder Brazil is so popular with tourists. A wedding abroad in Brazil will give you fantastic scenery for your wedding photographs, an amazing climate and the warm and friendly locals will make you feel truly welcome. You could even extend your trip and have an amazing honeymoon in Brazil, with snorkelling, trekking and surfing all on offer you will not be short of activities to take part in. A wedding abroad in Brazil does require forward planning as there are some legal aspects to consider, however your wedding planner will be able to assist you with this.
Presentation of the documents: It is recommended that a couple intending to marry should register their intent to do so at least 30 days prior to the intended date of the marriage ceremony. The registration process can take a minimum of 20 days and a maximum of 60 days.
Foreigners must fill in an application form and present the following documents at the registry office to begin the marriage process:
Original copies of passport or Foreigner's identity card (Cédula de Identidade para Estrangeiro - CIE which contains the Registro National De Estrangeiro - RNE the identity number for non-nationals)
Original birth certificate - certified by a Brazilian Consulate in the issuing country
Declaration of Civil Status issued by the local Consulate or Embassy (the declaration of civil status is valid for ninety days) For more information visit: http://brazil.angloinfo.com/countries/brazil/marriage.asp#documents
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