Christian, Buddhist and Hindu Legal Wedding Arrangements

Following information will be required in order to process your marriage certificates in Bali.

Foreigner (not Indonesian citizen) :

  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of birth certificate (must be translated into Bahasa Indonesia by sworn translator)
  • Details of religious faith (i.e. baptism certificates)
  • Written parental consent for any person under the age of 21
  • Copy death certificate of former spouse (when relevant, must be translated into Bahasa Indonesia by sworn translator)
  • Copy decree absolute divorce certificate (when relevant, must be translated into Bahasa Indonesia by sworn translator)
  • Letter of No Impediment to marriage from your consulate/embassy in Indonesia
  • Eight (8) photographs (4 x 6 cm) of the couple in same photo. Photo must be of the head and shoulders only, side by side, looking straight ahead and red background. Groom must be on the right side of bride. Be advised that these photos will be attached to your wedding certificate!
  • Copy passport of two witnesses

Indonesian (KTP holder) :

  • Copy of KTP (Kartu Tanda Penduduk)
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Details of religious faith (i.e. baptism certificates)
  • Written parental consent for any person under the age of 21
  • Copy death certificate of former spouse (when relevant)
  • Copy decree absolute divorce certificate (when relevant)
  • Surat Keterangan Belum Kawin issued by your own Civil Registrar which must mentioned that you are free to get married at Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia (to get this letter, you must process N1-N4 letter from your Kelurahan)
  • Eight (8) photographs (4 x 6 cm) of the couple in same photo. Photo must be of the head and shoulders only, side by side, looking straight ahead and red background. Groom must be on the right side of bride. Be advised that these photos will be attached to your wedding certificate!
  • Copy KTP of two witnesses

Catholic Couples must also present:

  • Baptism Certificates – Mandatory, re-issued not more than 6 months (and preferably not more than 3 months) prior to your wedding date
  • “Letter of Freedom” issued by your Parish Priest or other Church Official, declaring you have never been married and are therefore free to marry
  • “Letter of Delegation” issued by your Parish Priest or other Church Official, declaring that they have no objection to your marriage ceremony being performed by a Priest from the Catholic Church in Bali
  • Pre- marriage course certificate from Priest in your country
  • Canon investigation from Priest in your country
  • Dispensation letter from Priest in your country to our priest in Bali as permission for different religion wedding

Important note about witnesses:

At least one Witness to a Catholic Wedding Ceremony must be Catholic and, blood-relatives such as parents, brothers or sisters may not act as witnesses. If you have no suitable person traveling with you we will happily arrange witnesses on your behalf.

Please note that divorced people cannot re- marry in the Catholic Church, no matter if the previous marriage took place in a church or civil office.

Question please email wedding@baliweddinghoneymoon.com

F.A.Q

Do I need to translate my documents into Bahasa Indonesia to get legally married in Bali ? Is it enough in English only?

Due to Bali Civil Registrar new regulations for getting legally married in Bali, all of the paperwork must be translated into Bahasa Indonesia by sworn translator. If this translator not available in your country, it could be done in Bali. We will help you to arrange it here.

I am Christian but do not have a copy of my Baptism Certificate. Can I still get married in Bali?

Yes with the following conditions. If you are Protestant you will need to sign a statement that you agree to be married as Protestant.

However Catholics wishing to be married in Catholic Ceremony will need to show a Certificate of Baptism. If you can not do this and still wish to be married in a Christian ceremony you would need to sign a statement that you agree to be married as a Protestant.

Where can the wedding ceremony take place?Where can the wedding ceremony take place?

You may have your wedding ceremony in one of Bali's churches or you may choose to be married at a hotel, villa or on the beach or other choices venue. For your convenience Bali Wedding Honeymoon has put together some special wedding packages at a few of Bali's best wedding venues. These packages are "All - Inclusive" and can be tailor made to fit any budget. For more information go to Wedding Packages.

How long does the wedding ceremony last?

A legal wedding, including civil registrar and religious ceremony lasts about 30 minutes. A non-legal, religious only wedding ceremony takes about 20 minutes.

What are your coordination fees?

All ofa Bali Wedding Honeymoon packages are "All-inclusive" and the prices are clearly stated. If you decide to hold the ceremony outside the hotel prices will vary according to the location. However that said, for other available services or special request please email us and we will gladly assist you.

When are deposits due and are there any cancellation fees?

Once we have a general idea of the "total cost" of your wedding, a non-refundable deposit equaling 50% of the total cost is required. The remaining balance will be due on the date certifies on the invoice. Should you cancel in less than 30 days prior to your wedding date for whatever reason, 75% cancellation fee from the total amount will be applied.

What do you do with all the information that is requested?

Absolutely nothing. We only request that information that will be required to plan and process your wedding. We DO NOT sell, rent or otherwise provide or distribute your information to any 3rd party and have no intention to ever doing so. We respect your privacy as much as we value our own.