Acts of Civil Status : Celebration and Registration of Marriage

Celebration and Registration of Marriage

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Original passports or identity cards of both parties.
  • Original passports of two witnesses (per party) who understand the Spanish language (no matter their nationality).
  • Birth certificate in Spanish of the parties.
  • Extract of Civil Status in Spanish. If the contracting party is not Ecuadorian, all documents must be apostilled.
  • Cash payment is not accepted. It is only possible to pay by debit card from a local bank (PIN) at the Consulate offices. Cost € 49.50 euros.  

If applies:

  • one of the spouses-to-be is divorced, they must also submit the original of the annulled marriage certificate.
  • one of the spouses-to-be has underage children, a guardian should be appointed in the Court of Children and Adolescents in Ecuador.
  • if the woman to be married has been divorced within one year of remarriage, as registered in the Civil Registry of Ecuador, she must provide proof that she is not pregnant, except if, according to the judgment, the divorce was granted because of abandonment.

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