After your confirmation of reservation you will get all information about necessary papers and documents and fees within two weeks at least. Than you can collect all papers for the marriage application.
If bride or groom is an Austrian citizen or resides in Austria (regardless of citizenship), the marriage application can be filed at the civil registry office (Standesamt) at the place of residence, the place of marriage or at any registry office in Austria.
If neither the bride or groom is Austrian or does not reside in Austria, the marriage application can be filed at the civil registrar’s office in Salzburg (Standesamt Salzburg), if that is where you are getting married.
You must be both present in person when filing for your marriage license. If neither of you resides in Austria, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
To save time and work you can send us all documents by email in advance; so we can check if your papers are accurate and complete.
When filing for your marriage application the civil registry office will at least require the following documents of bride and groom:
- Copy of passport
- Copy of driving licence
- Birth certificate
- Certificate of No Impediment
- If you are divorced: a Decree Absolute and previous marriage certificates
Original documents must be submitted (except passport and driving licence). Depending where you come from, some documents may not be older than 4 to 6 months. Please consider, that all documents (except driving license and passport) have to be submitted in original (optionally supplied with an apostil) and translated into german language by a judicial sworn interpreter. Detailed information you will get from our registrars (see step 2).
Fees for your civil marriage are different, depending on time and place of your wedding. The more we have to differ the fees whether you submit austrian documents or documents from abroad. We will inform you about all fees in detail together with the information about necessary documents. Fees have to be discharged in cash. Please expect overall costs of app. € 160,– to € 260,– for a wedding in the marble hall of mirabell palace. The charge is without music.
Please expect overall costs of app. € 335,– to € 422,– for a wedding outside the mirabell palace and appr. € 524,– to € 611,– for Schloss Fuschl.
All charges are without music. If you want live music for your wedding in the marble hall, please expect costs of € 28,– for the organ or € 60,– for the piano.
The procedure of marriage application takes up to 30 to 60 minutes. The courtyard of Mirabell Castle does not provide parking space for the time of the marriage application. If you arrive by car there is parking at “Mirabell Garage” opposite to Mirabell Castle.