Secure Your Marriage Certificate in Peru Effortlessly

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What is it?

This service helps individuals obtain a marriage certificate in Peru. It includes a detailed guide on the necessary steps and all required documents, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free process to legally recognize your marriage in Peru.

Who needs it?

This service is ideal for foreigners marrying a Peruvian citizen, expatriates living in Peru, or anyone who needs to legalize their marriage in Peru for immigration or personal reasons. It is also beneficial for couples planning to move abroad and requiring legal documentation of their marital status.


  1. Visit the local municipality (Municipalidad) in Peru where the marriage will be registered.
  2. Fill out the marriage application form provided by the municipality.
  3. Submit the completed application along with necessary documents (listed below).
  4. Pay the required fees for processing the marriage certificate application.
  5. Schedule and attend a pre-marital interview if required by the municipality.
  6. Once the application is approved, attend the civil marriage ceremony on the scheduled date.
  7. Collect the marriage certificate from the municipality after the ceremony.

Required documents

  • Valid passports of both parties
  • Birth certificates of both parties
  • Single status affidavit (Certificado de Soltería) for both parties
  • Proof of residence (for example, a utility bill)
  • Any previous marriage certificates and divorce decrees (if applicable)
  • Passport-sized photographs of both parties
  • Document translations if any document is not in Spanish, and apostille for foreign documents

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Additional details

  • If one of the parties is a foreigner, they may need a tourist visa to get married in Peru.
  • Some municipalities may require a witness declaration.
  • Additional health certificates may be required depending on local regulations.
  • Ensuring all documents are correctly translated and apostilled can help avoid potential delays.


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