Marriage in Sweden
Since 2009 Sweden possesses a sex neutral marriage legislation, whichsuggests that very same sex married couples can acquire married under the same conditions as contrary sex married couples. As an international consumer without residency in Sweden you can, in some cases, additionally get married in Sweden.
Requirements and also procedures when marrying
You wear’ t must stay( have residency) in Sweden or possess aswedish womencitizenship to get married in Sweden. If neither of bothpossess Swedishcitizenship or post degree residency in Sweden, they require have residency (or one have citizenship and also the other one possess residency) in a nation where same sexual activity alliance or even marriage is lawful.
Inquiry right into restraints to relationship
Before a married couple can get married to, the SwedishTax Agency (Skatteverket) must conduct a query into impediments of relationship (hindersprövning). The couple needs to file a composed demand to the SwedishIncome Tax Firm. Application, sadly only in Swedish, may be located at the Firm’ s internet site.
According to Swedishregulation, the complying withare actually looked at obstacles to marital relationship:
- being under the age of 18 (the Area Administrative Board (Länsstyrelsen) may grant an exception coming from this policy)
- being married or enrolled as companion to an individual apart from the one you will marry
- being closely pertaining to the individual you’ re heading to wed; a straight direct ascendant or descendant or even a complete brother or sister. Used brother or sisters are actually thought about complete brother or sisters by the law, however can acquire authorization to wed from the Area Administrative Panel, to wed.
When the SwedishTax Firm has actually created the query you receive a certification revealing that the concern is actually finished and, if all goes well, a relationship certificate. The certification holds for 4 months coming from the time of qualification. The certifications are to be provided the official administering the wedding.
Foreigners certainly not living in Sweden
If bothare actually immigrants not living in Sweden, they may simply acquire wed if bothof them have a legal right to wed or even enroll a partnership depending on to the rule of the state were they have post degree residency or citizenship. It’ s enoughif bothof them have post degree residency, or even some of them possesses citizenship and also the various other one possesses residency, in a country were actually bothhave a lawful right to wed or even enroll a relationship.
If one of the all of them is a swedish mailorder brides resident or even possess post degree residency in Sweden, they might marry in Sweden regardless of whether the additional spouse has post degree residency or even citizenship in a country were it’ s illegal for same-sex married couples to obtain married/register a relationship.
The individual without a formal hookup to Sweden need to (in connection withthe submission of the composed request for a query into inhibitions of marriage) make a personal browse throughto an Income tax Firm office to deliver details about place of birth, country of origin, citizenship, sexual activity, marriage status and also, if needed, provide a record of separation or a fatality certificate of a previous companion.
In scenarios where none of the prospective spouses possess a formal hookup, eachof them have to submit either:
- a relationship certificate provided by a capable authority in their condition of citizenship or even residency, or even
- a certificate showing the appropriate regulations of regulation in eachof their states of citizenship or even post degree residency and a certificate presenting their marriage status. The certificates are actually merely authentic when given out by a proficient authorization in the condition to whichthey relate, or even by an experienced birthplace authority in Sweden (suchas a consulate or various other equivalent authority).
None of the certifications may be actually older than 4 months.