Marriage in Sweden

Since 2009 Sweden possesses a sex neutral marriage legislation, whichsuggests that same sexual pairs may get wed under the same healthconditions as opposite sexual married couples. As an international person without post degree residency in Sweden you can, sometimes, additionally acquire married in Sweden.

Requirements and also treatments when getting married

You don’ t need to stay( have post degree residency) in Sweden or have aswedish womencitizenship to obtain wed in Sweden. If neither of bothpossess Swedishcitizenship or even residency in Sweden, they require possess residency (or one have citizenship as well as the various other one possess post degree residency) in a country where same sexual activity alliance or marital relationship is lawful.

Inquiry right into restraints to relationship

Before a married couple may wed, the SwedishTax Company (Skatteverket) must perform a concern right into restraints of relationship (hinderspr√∂vning). Bothhas to file a created demand to the SwedishIncome Tax Agency. Application, unfortunately simply in Swedish, can be discovered at the Agency’ s website.

According to Swedishrule, the following are actually thought about impediments to marital relationship:

  • being under the grow older of 18 (the Region Administrative Panel (L√§nsstyrelsen) can approve an exemption from this policy)
  • being married or even registered as partner to an individual besides the one you will get married to
  • being very closely pertaining to the person you’ re mosting likely to get married to; a linear direct ascendant or offspring or even a complete sibling. Adopted siblings are considered full brother or sisters due to the rule, but can easily receive approval to get married to from the Region Administrative Panel, to get married to.

When the SwedishIncome tax Agency has actually made the concern you obtain a certificate presenting that the concern is actually completed and, if all works out, a marriage certificate. The certification is valid for 4 months from the time of certification. The certificates are to be provided the formal carrying out the marriage ceremony.

Foreigners not living in Sweden

If bothare foreigners certainly not residing in Sweden, they might only get wed if bothof all of them have a legal right to marry or sign up a relationship depending on to the law of the state were they have residency or even citizenship. It’ s enoughif bothof them possess residency, or among all of them has citizenship and the various other one has residency, in a nation were the bride and groom have a lawful right to get married to or even sign up an alliance.

If one of the all of them is actually a sweden mail order bride consumer or possess residency in Sweden, they may get married to in Sweden even when the different husband or wife has post degree residency or even citizenship in a nation were it’ s prohibited for same-sex pairs to acquire married/register a relationship.

The person without a professional relationship to Sweden must (about the submission of the written request for an inquiry into restraints of marriage) create an individual check out to an Income tax Company office to supply details about birthplace, native land, citizenship, sex, marriage status as well as, if needed, submit a record of separation or even a fatality certification of a former partner.

In instances where none of the prospective spouses possess a professional relationship, eachof them must submit either:

  • a relationship license given out by an experienced authority in their state of citizenship or even residency, or
  • a certificate showing the appropriate rules of regulation in eachof their states of citizenship or residency and also a certification presenting their relationship standing. The certifications are actually simply valid when provided by a proficient authorization in the condition to whichthey relate, or throughan experienced home authorization in Sweden (like an embassy or even other equal authority).

None of the certificates may be actually mucholder than 4 months.