Paphos Town Hall, situated in the heart of the old town, hosts civil ceremonies. It is in a convenient, easy-to-find spot and close to most hotels. Ideal for both summer and winter weddings, a ceremony at Paphos Town Hall can be tailor-made to the couple’s tastes.The official ceremony room at Paphos Town Hall can seat up to 12 guests with standing room for up to 30. Larger wedding parties can be accommodated in a second, unofficial ceremony room depending on availability.
A civil ceremony at Paphos Town Hall would start with a CD rendition of the traditional marriage music ‘Here Comes the Bride’ for the entry of the bride. The marriage officer joins the ceremony after the bride arrives.
It is important to note that, as the bridal couple, you are free to select your own personal choice of music for both the entry of the bride and the exit of the newlyweds and guests.
There is no restriction on who can give the bride away. However, two witnesses, each over the age of 18, need to attend. The witnesses can be chosen by you, the couple. If you do not have any witnesses, two will be provided by the Town Hall and Ido Weddings.
Ceremonies at Paphos Town Hall can take place between 8:30am and 2pm from Monday to Friday. During the high summer season, ceremonies can be conducted later in the afternoon on Thursdays only. Paphos Town Hall does not charge an extra fee for this.
After a civil ceremony, the marriage licence is issued immediately. The document is in English and does not need to be altered in any way nor registered on your return to the UK. The licence can be used to make changes with any official documents such as passports or bank information, if necessary.
Ido Weddings would suggest that you obtain an extra copy of the licence on your wedding day. The current cost for this is €13.67.
Ido Weddings will assist you in submitting all documentation required in order for the ceremony to take place prior to the wedding day.
The current cost of a compulsory marriage licence fee and ceremony is €281.92.
If you wish to have your civil ceremony conducted outside Paphos Town Hall, for instance near a beach or hotel, you will need to make arrangements for the presence of a private registrar.
This choice of ceremony must take place within the jurisdiction of Paphos Town Hall and costs €350.00. Such a ceremony can be conducted between 3 and 7pm from Monday to Friday.
You can find out about the availability of the date and time of your ceremony within 24 hours. Call us on (00357) 99 320 923
Paphos Town Hall is a beautiful neo-classical building, an elegant setting for your special day.
The traditional interior of the venue is ideal for ceremony video and photo shoots. The building’s portico is perfect for confetti throwing and an atmospheric spot to film and photograph the newlyweds and their guests.
Although personal video and photography is permitted, Ido Weddings would strongly recommend a professional service which they would be happy to help arrange.