In order to get married by civil ceremony in Vága commune, we need certain documentation from you sent by e-mail to


  • Send the inquiry regarding time and date

  • Fill out the form “Notice of Marriage” and send it to us, firstly four months before the planned ceremony. The  “Notice of Marriage” can be found her

  • Birth certificates

  • Your marital status

  • Final divorce papers if you are divorced

  • Death certificate of your former spouse if you are a widow/widower

  • On the day of the wedding you will need to bring with you two people, who are prepared to witness the marriage and sign the marriage register. Send us the names and addresses of the witnesses.

If you do not bring two witnesses, let us know - then two members of staff will be present and witness the civil marriage ceremony.

If the original documents are not available in English, they must be translated by an authorised translator.

After the wedding ceremony you will be handed an international marriage certificate in Faroese and English.