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Official wedding ceremony

More and more newlyweds want to marry in Montenegro, as being a state which is party to the Apostille Convention, the official documents issued in Montenegro are recognized in more than 80 countries in the world.

The official ceremony is a marriage registration, conducted in accordance with the law of the Republic of Montenegro with the issuance of certificates of state and international standards. The ceremony is held by the official representative of the municipality (matichar) in the Montenegrin language in the presence of an authorized sworn interpreter and two witnesses.

The official marriage registration ceremony can be held either directly in the municipality building or in any other site of Montenegro that you prefer (in the mountains, the sea, the beach, a restaurant or an ancient building).

Basic Package ``Light``

The minimum required package of services for a full formal registration of a marriage in Montenegro.

The package includes the following services:

• organization and wedding coordinator services;
• selection of the wedding venue and site reservation;
• translation of documents into the Montenegrin language by a sworn translator;
• submission of documents to the municipality;
• payment of state administrative fees for marriage registration;
• coordination of the date, place and time of the ceremony with a registrar;
• conducting the ceremony in the Montenegrin language;

• musical accompaniment during the ceremony (CD/MP3);
• wedding ring pillow or box;
• simultaneous interpreter services (required by the Montenegrin law);
• issuing marriage certificates of international standard;
• translation of the marriage certificate into the language of the newlyweds’ country of residence by a sworn translator;
• issuing an Apostille by the Montenegro public authorities.

Additional service: wedding photographer 2 hours. Price: from 250 €.

790 €

Basic Package ``Standard``

“Standard” Package, includes the most popular services.

The package includes the following services:
• organization and wedding coordinator services;
• selection of the wedding venue and site reservation;
• translation of documents into the Montenegrin language by a sworn translator;
• submission of documents to the municipality;
• payment of state administrative fees for marriage registration;
• coordination of the date, place and time of the ceremony with a registrar;
• conducting the ceremony in the Montenegrin language;
• musical accompaniment during the ceremony (CD/MP3);
• simultaneous interpreter services (required by the Montenegrin law);
• issuing marriage certificates of international standard;
• translation of the marriage certificate into the language of the newlyweds’ country of residence by a sworn translator;
• issuing an Apostille by the Montenegro public authorities;
• venue decoration: starnard wedding arch with 1-2 bouquets of seasonal flowers and greenery;
• bridal bouquet (2-4 types of seasonal flowers, Ø 20 cm) and groom’s boutonniere;
• wedding ring pillow or box;
• champagne and glasses for the newlyweds;
• fruit plate;
• bridal hairstyle and make-up;
• wedding photographer for 2 hours.

1650 €

Basic Package ``Gold``

A full range of services for an official ceremony of up to 10 guests.

The package includes the following services:
• organization and wedding coordinator services;
• selection of the wedding venue and site reservation;
• translation of documents into the Montenegrin language by a sworn translator;
• submission of documents to the municipality;
• payment of state administrative fees for marriage registration;
• coordination of the date, place and time of the ceremony with a registrar;
• conducting the ceremony in the Montenegrin language;
• simultaneous interpreter services (required by the Montenegrin law);
• issuing marriage certificates of international standard;
• translation of the marriage certificate into the language of the newlyweds’ country of residence by a sworn translator;
• issuing an Apostille by the Montenegro public authorities;
• venue decoration: standard wedding arch of seasonal flowers (thin garland or two big bouquets or 2 bouquets on columns Ø 50-60 cm);
• decoration of table in restaurant (for 10 guests);
• chairs for guests (up to 10 people);
• musical accompaniment during the ceremony (CD/MP3);
• bridal bouquet (5-7 types of flowers, Ø 30 cm) and groom’s boutonniere;
• wedding ring pillow or box;
• wedding cake (up to 3 kg with flowers decor);
• champagne and glasses for the newlyweds and guests (up to 10 people);
• bridal hairstyle and make-up with rehearsal;
• wedding photographer for 3 hours;
• wedding videographer for 3 hours;
• selection and booking of a location of a wedding banquet (the banquet is paid additionally).

3300€

Documents required for a marriage registration in Montenegro

– birth certificate;
– international passport – the main double-page (with a photo);
– marriage ability certificate (issued a registry office at the place of registration);
– divorce certificate (if a person was married before);
– international passports of two witnesses –  the main double pages (with photos).

* Scanned copies of these documents must be sent to us by e-mail at least 30 days before the date of the ceremony. The documents must not be older than 3 months at the time of marriage registration.

* Instruction for getting CNI certificate for UK citizens you can find HERE.

Important! You must have original documents with you on the day of registration

Important! Wedding tax for Kotor municipality need to be paid additionally 100 €

Important! The requirement for documents may vary by municipalities.

Important! For the official ceremony, a mandatory requirement is a preliminary personal meeting with the registrar. Under the law of Montenegro, the meeting is held 7 days before the wedding day, but sometimes this period can be reduced.

Important! If there are no witnesses with newlyweds, we provide witnesses on a paid basis.

After the official ceremony, international wedding certificate will be isued and certified in court with apostille within 30 days. International certificate is official document legally recognized in more than 80 countries.

Wedding packages may be changed or supplemented according to your wishes and preferences. You can also order any of the additional services in addition to your package.

DSA Weddings will take care of solving all organizational issues on carrying out your wedding in accordance with requirements of the Montenegrin law, as well as your wishes and preferences. Entrust preparation for one of the most important days in your life to a team of professionals!

Some sites in Montenegro (for example, owned by hotels, monasteries or private individuals) are chargeable. The cost of renting such sites is paid additionally.

The cost of wedding packages includes the agency commission. On all additional services agency fee is 10%. The cost of wedding packages does not include 21% VAT.