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Lithuania - Obtain a Marriage Certificate

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Application for marriage filled in the prescribed form with:

  • Name and Address of bridegroom and bride
  • Signature of bride and bridegroom,
  • Signature of 3 attesting witnesses present at the time of marriage along with their name and address,
  • Joint photo of bride and bridegroom with a signature over each photo should be presented to the Registrar of Marriage.

Marriage officer will verify the contents of the application and records. He will issue a Certificate of Marriage if he is satisfied that the records produced are in accordance with the law.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Age proof e.g. birth certificate
  • Residence Proof has to be from the state where the individuals are getting married. The individuals should have lived in the city for a minimum of six months.
    • Voter ID
    • Passport
    • Driving licence
    • Landline bill
    • Property Bill
    • Ration Card
  • witnesses who are not related to either of the marrying parties..
  • Application of marriage form filled.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

The city of Vilnius Civil Registry Division
Address: Kalinausko g. 21, 03107 Vilnius
Tel: (8 5) 233 47 20
Email: [email protected]

Alytus district municipality administration,
Civil registration department
Address: Flock g. 21, 62135, Alytus
Tel: (8 315) 55 512
E-mail: @ v.silvanaviciene

Kaunas city civil registry office
Address: A town hall. 15, 44279 Kaunas
Tel: (8 37) 42 27 66
E-mail: @ civilines.metrikacijos.skyrius

List of Civil Registry Offices



Marriage is a voluntary agreement between a man and a woman to create legal family relations executed in the procedure provided for by law.

A man and a woman who have registered their marriage in the procedure provided for in law shall be deemed spouses.


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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Sample Documents[edit]

Lithuanian Marriage Certificate

Processing Time[edit]

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Civil Registrar Offices (Marriage Palaces) in Lithuania issue marriage certificates.

Required Information[edit]

A typical Lithuanian marriage certificate contains your and your spouses (husband of wife) first, middle, and last name, maiden name of woman, your and your spouses fathers and mothers name, name of issuing agency and place of registration, name and title of signing officer.


Need for the Document[edit]

You need to apply for a marriage certificate after you get married in Lithuania.

An application for a marriage to be entered must be submitted to the civil registry office.

Citizens living abroad may submit their application to enter marriage into the records through a diplomatic mission or consular post of the Republic of Lithuania abroad.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

A Certificate of Marriage provides proof of marriage, social security and is useful in obtaining visas for spouses to travel together.

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Marriage shall be contracted by a man and a woman of their own free will.

Any threat, coercion, deceit or any other lack of free will shall provide the grounds on which the marriage declared null and void.