Are you planning a civil marriage in Luxembourg? Before celebrating your union, you must first complete a few administrative formalities.
To get married in Luxembourg, you must be at least 18 years of age. In addition, you and/or your future spouse must have your official residence in Luxembourg.
Furthermore, it is also possible for a minor to marry. In this case, the minor must, depending on their nationality, have:
Yes, 2 people of different or the same sex can get married in Luxembourg.
Ideally, preparation of the civil marriage should start at the latest:
The supporting documents vary according to your country of origin. However, in all cases, you must provide:
For more information on the supporting documents and information to be provided for a civil marriage in Luxembourg, you can consult our explanatory information page.
Yes and no. The date and time of celebration of the marriage is set with the civil registrar when you submit all the supporting documents. Marriages can take place, in principle, every day of the week, except on Sundays and public holidays.
As far as the commune is concerned, you can only celebrate your marriage in the commune (of your choice) where one of the future spouses legally resides.
Yes, if you wish, you can celebrate your marriage religiously. However, religious marriage alone is prohibited in Luxembourg, i.e. it can only take place after a civil marriage.
Yes, you are entitled to 3 days of extraordinary leave when you get married. Find out more in our explanatory information page.
As a married couple, you are automatically subject to a matrimonial regime. It allows you to settle what will become of your assets and debts during and after marriage.
Without a marriage contract, you are subject to the community-of-property regime. However, you are free, before and during your marriage, to choose and change your matrimonial regime by means of a marriage contract.
You can find more information on the choice of a matrimonial regime in Luxembourg in our explanatory information page.
Under certain conditions, you can choose between:
For more details on all the tax implications in the event of marriage in Luxembourg, you can consult our explanatory information pages on this subject.
Under certain conditions, the Luxembourg government may grant financial aid to farms operating in the pig sector in Luxembourg which have suffered a loss of turnover due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new procedures for applying for aid for costs not covered, set up by the Ministry of the Economy as part of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, will be communicated as soon as possible.
Are you planning to declare and register your civil partnership (PACS) in Luxembourg? Find out more in our explanatory information pages about the administrative procedures and tax implications in the event of a PACS.