Can a foreigner get married in Gibraltar?
Under its provisions it is possible, by means of a Special Licence granted under Section 13 of the Act, for non-residents to marry in Gibraltar without needing to comply with any statutory residential requirements. It also enables ceremonies to be conducted at approved locations outside the Registry.
Do I need a visa to get married in Gibraltar?
The great news is that Gibraltar is the perfect place to elope—it’s part of the UK (so everything is in English), but Americans don’t need a visa to get married there!
Can you legally get married in Gibraltar?
For most people getting married in Gibraltar is reasonably simple. There are no residency restrictions and you can get married with 24 hours’ notice, providing you have all the correct documentation (see below). However, as Gibraltar is very popular as a location for getting married, it is wise to plan well in advance.
What are the requirements to get married in Gibraltar?
Passport, national identity card or other acceptable form of identity; Full birth certificate; Previous Marriage certificate; The death certificate of your late spouse.
Is a marriage in Gibraltar Recognised in the UK?
Once you are there, very bizarrely you are surrounded by all things British. In fact Gibraltar is still a British Overseas Territory, making it really easy for couples wanting a Wedding Ceremony in Spain to also legally contract their marriage which is recognised under British law.