Portugal is a Roman Catholic country and Catholic Church weddings in Portugal are legally recognised under the Portuguese Law.
Usually the ceremony is conducted in Portuguese but through our privileged contacts we are able to arrange a English Speaking Priest to celebrate the wedding.
To have a Catholic Wedding in Portugal you need to go through the process listed below:
Documents needed for a Catholic Wedding in Portugal:
A formal letter from your parish priest granting permission for the wedding to be performed in your chosen Portuguese church & a letter from the Bishop of the parish; This must state that you have fulfilled all PRE CANA procedures and should include some mandatory certificates. This letter must then e sent to the Portuguese Diocese.
We know it may seem a big and complicated process, but do not worry, Dream Day wedding Planners will take care of everything for you!!
Either you choose to get married in the Algarve, Lisbon or Madeira Island, wherever you choose for your marriage in Portugal, there we will be to guide you.
Dream Day Wedding Planners - Experts in Destination Weddings in Portugal