Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim marriages can be celebrated in Spain without requiring a second civil marriage.
Provided the celebrant is legally allowed to officiate at weddings, religious marriages have the same legal status as civil unions.
You will also need one of your two witnesses to accompany you and to bring his/ her passport.
The officials will then process your information and register you on their system.
This is required in some provinces but may not be applicable everywhere. Fill out the form (it’s the same as the form) and take your passport and a photocopy of it along with you.
As you are registering yourself as a resident of your province you will need to have an address.
Applications for civil marriages must be made to the Civil Registry () or Town Hall in the place where the marriage is to be celebrated.
The requirements for religious marriages vary according to the denomination and the region in which an applicant lives.
It is issued on condition that the applicants fulfill the legal right to marry and affords proof of permission to marry.In the first instance both parties must first certify, in a file processed in accordance with the legislation for the Civil Register, that they meet the requirements established by law.When neither of the parties is a Spanish citizen one of them must usually be legally resident in Spain for the previous two years.If you do not speak Spanish it is advisable to either hire a Spanish solicitor or to get someone who speaks Spanish to help you with all of the paperwork so that the process runs smoothly.Also, registry offices can be quite busy and it is usually better to go earlier rather than later in the day.