How to get married in Capri

How to get married in Capri

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Getting married in Capri: The Ultimate Guide for Foreign Couples

Are you dreaming of a picturesque wedding in one of Italy’s most enchanting locations?

Capri, with its breathtaking landscapes and romantic wedding venues authorized for an outdoor civil wedding, is an ideal destination for couples seeking a memorable civil wedding.

Our comprehensive guide will help you navigate the legal, administrative, and consular procedures to ensure your special day goes off without a hitch.

Why Choose Capri for Your Civil Wedding?

Capri offers a unique blend of natural beauty, historical sites, and luxurious venues, making it a perfect destination for your wedding.

From the stunning views at the Gardens of Augustus to the elegance of Villa Lysis, there are numerous locations to celebrate your love.

Essential Steps for Foreign Couples Planning a Wedding in Capri

Initial Preparations and Setting the Date 

To start, we’ll contact the Civil Status Officer in Capri to schedule your wedding date and the declaration of no impediments for non-resident foreign citizens.

This declaration generally occur the day before the wedding at the presence of a professional interpreter and without witnesses.


You will need the witnesses the day of the wedding along with the interpreter before the Major of the town who will recite you the section of the italian civil code dedicated to the civil wedding.

Required Documentation Foreign couples must provide specific documents to get married in Capri:

  • Affidavit or Nulla Osta: This must be made before the competen consular authority in Italy or if there is a specific agreement between Italy and your country the nulla osta shall be issued by your country of provenance. For more information please see the section marriage requirements for foreigners getting married in Italy.

Submission of Documents: Documents must be submitted by us via email or P.E.C. at least 10 days before the wedding. Original documents should be presented at least one day before the ceremony, along with the passports of the spouses and witnesses.

Wedding Day Procedures On your wedding day, arrive at the chosen venue with your witnesses and interpreter at the scheduled time. The Civil Status Officer will conduct the ceremony in the presence of your chosen witnesses and interpreter.

Indoor Wedding Venues in Capri

Civil Status Office, Vico San Tommaso, 9

Ideal for couples seeking a simple yet elegant ceremony, the Civil Status Office provides a traditional setting. The intimate atmosphere is perfect for smaller weddings.

Sala Consiliare, Piazza Umberto I 


Located in the heart of Capri, the Sala Consiliare offers a spacious and historic venue for your ceremony. Its central location makes it convenient for guests.

Sala Azzurra, Centro Polivalente, Vico Sella Orta, 3 

This charming venue is known for its serene and inviting ambiance. The Sala Azzurra is a versatile space that can be tailored to suit your wedding style.

Outdoor Wedding Venues in Capri

Terrazza superiore dei Giardini di Augusto

With breathtaking views of the Faraglioni and Marina Piccola, the Gardens of Augustus provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding. This venue is perfect for couples looking for a picturesque outdoor setting.

Giardini della Flora Caprense 

These beautifully landscaped gardens offer a lush and tranquil environment for your ceremony. The Giardini della Flora Caprense is ideal for nature-loving couples.

Belvedere of Punta Cannone 

This panoramic location offers sweeping views of the island and the sea. The Belvedere of Punta Cannone is perfect for couples who want a dramatic and scenic wedding venue.

Belvedere of Tragara

Another stunning viewpoint, the Belvedere of Tragara provides an intimate and romantic setting with views of the Faraglioni. It’s an excellent choice for a sunset ceremony.

Villa Lysis 

A historic villa with a rich cultural heritage, Villa Lysis offers an elegant and unique venue for your wedding. Its beautiful architecture and gardens make it a memorable location.

Certosa di San Giacomo 

This ancient monastery offers a majestic and historic setting for your ceremony. The Certosa di San Giacomo is perfect for couples seeking a venue with historical significance and architectural beauty.

Who will be your Counselors?

Legal counselors for civil wedding in Italy

Due to our experience in law firms and the foreign offices of the Italian public administration, we gained significant expertise in Consular affairs, and we are trained to solve the most complicated procedure such as:

1) Nulla osta process, legalization procedure, Court hearings for the refusal of the town hall when there documents missing , legal translation, apostille procedure, emergency procedure for legalization.

2) Same-sex couples that want to celebrate a civil union in Italy as in their country the union is forbidden;

3) Couples that come from countries where divorce is not allowed;

4) Italians living abroad registered at AIRE that need to recover their document to start the marriage banns in the Italian Consulate;

5) Assistance with people that come from countries that do not release the nulla osta;

6) American and Australian couples who needs assistance with “atto notorio” in an Italian Court or the Italian Consulate in the USA or Australia.

7) People with refugee status who have requested asylum in Italy.

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