Any couple that has authorisation to be married from the Magistrate’s Court and who wish to be married by the mayor or any town councillor of the Palafrugell Municipal Government may request to do so.

This can be processed online, following the instructions on this same page, or in person in the Oficina de Antención Ciudadana (Citizen’s Advice and Information Office – OAC) of the Municipal Government, presenting the following documentation:

  • Application form, which must indicate the details of the marital parties, the day, the time and the place of the ceremony
  • Photocopy of the Identity Documents of the marital parties
  • Photocopy of the Identity Documents of two witnesses
  • Name of the Court where the wedding process has been started and the file number

The marriage ceremony certificate is made once it is signed by the marital parties and the witnesses, after which the Municipal Government will send the document to the civil registry.

The mayor or councillor who officiates the ceremony can travel to the hotel establishments in the municipality.

The request can be presented online in this link.

Or in person at: Oficina d’Atenció Ciutadana (OAC). Avinguda Josep Pla, 9

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 to 13:30
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 18:00 (except from 15 July to 31 August, when the office is open until 13:30)

The process can be requested throughout the year, but it should be noted that wedding ceremonies in the Can Bech building (the seat of the Municipal Government) can only be held on Saturdays at noon.

The tax for providing the service to officiate the marriage is €60 if the application processing has been started in the Magistrate’s Court of Palafrugell, or €200 otherwise. This amount must be paid when the Municipal Government provides the parties the corresponding payment sheet.

The process is confirmed in a maximum period of 7 days.

Link to Associated Regulations.

Observations: the application in the Municipal Government is not connected to the process that must be followed in the corresponding court. The mayor may delegate the officiating of the ceremony to a councillor.

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