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Marriage in Sweden

Since 2009 Sweden has a gender neutral marital relationship legislation, whichindicates that very same sex married couples may obtain married under the same healthconditions as contrary gender married couples. As an international person without residency in Sweden you can, sometimes, also obtain married in Sweden.

Requirements as well as treatments when getting married

You put on’ t must stay( have residency) in Sweden or possess aswedish womencitizenship to receive wed in Sweden. If neither of the two have Swedishcitizenship or even post degree residency in Sweden, they need have post degree residency (or one have citizenship and the various other one possess residency) in a nation where exact same sex partnership or marital relationship is actually lawful.

Inquiry in to detriments to marital relationship

Before a pair may wed, the SwedishIncome Tax Firm (Skatteverket) have to conduct a query in to restraints of relationship (hindersprövning). Bothmust submit a written ask for to the SwedishTax Obligation Agency. Application forms, regrettably just in Swedish, could be discovered at the Organization’ s website.

According to Swedishregulation, the adhering to are looked at impediments to marital relationship:

  • being under the grow older of 18 (the Area Administrative Board (Länsstyrelsen) can easily approve an exception from this policy)
  • being married or enrolled as companion to an individual aside from the one you are about to marry
  • being closely pertaining to the person you’ re mosting likely to get married to; a linear straight ascendant or offspring or a full sibling. Used brother or sisters are taken into consideration complete siblings due to the regulation, yet may acquire permission to get married to from the Area Administrative Panel, to wed.

When the SwedishTax Agency has made the inquiry you obtain a certification revealing that the query is actually completed and, if all works out, a marriage certification. The certificate stands for 4 months from the date of qualification. The certifications are to be given to the formal performing the wedding.

Foreigners certainly not living in Sweden

If the couple are actually immigrants not staying in Sweden, they may simply receive wed if bothof all of them possess a legal right to get married to or even enroll a partnership according to the rule of the state were they possess residency or even citizenship. It’ s sufficient if eachof all of them possess residency, or even among all of them possesses citizenship and also the various other one has residency, in a country were the bride and groom have a legal right to marry or even register a relationship.

If among the them is actually a swedish single women person or possess residency in Sweden, they may wed in Sweden even when the different significant other has post degree residency or citizenship in a country were it’ s unlawful for same-sex married couples to receive married/register a relationship.

The person without an official relationship to Sweden must (in connection withthe submitting of the written ask for an inquiry in to impediments of marital relationship) make an individual see to an Income tax Company workplace to give information concerning place of birth, native land, citizenship, sexual activity, marriage status and also, if needed to have, send a record of separation or even a deathcertificate of a previous partner.

In situations where none of the prospective spouses possess an official hookup, bothof them have to submit either:

  • a marital relationship license given out by a seasoned authorization in their condition of citizenship or even post degree residency, or even
  • a certification revealing the suitable regulations of law in eachof their states of citizenship or even post degree residency and a certification revealing their marital status. The certifications are actually only valid when given out by a seasoned authorization in the state to whichthey are applicable, or even by a capable homeland authorization in Sweden (like a consular office or even various other equal authority).

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