Marriage in Tønder (Tonder)

Foreign nationals can get married in Tønder. Each week, many Danish and foreign couples experience a wonderful, unforgettable day in Tønder Municipality.

Process: Please read more under “Process”.

Why Tønder?
Many couples from all over the world have married in Tønder over the years. Tønder is situated very close to the German/Danish border – only about 200 km from Hamburg (good train connections as well).

We are characterized by

  • Great experience
  • Great language skills (German and English)
  • Check of your travel documents and marriage on the same day
  • Friendly employees/registrars
  • Witnesses free of charge
  • A personal wedding experience in historical, romantic surroundings

With warmth and empathy we are making a great effort with every single couple.

Closing days

19. July - 25. July 2021

23 December 2022 - 3 January 2022

Avaliable appointments

The first available appointment is start of September

Corona update 09.06.2021

We have the opportunity to offer you appointments for the wedding again from Tuesday, June 15, 2021, if you meet the entry requirements and have a valid Certificate of No Impediment.

Caution! If your Certificate of No Impediment has expired, please find information on how to proceed on the website of Familieretshuset.

Kindly do not contact us in this matter, we are not able to answer any questions in this matter, since we are not the right authority.

It is very important that you read the information on the following website to see if you meet the entry requirements.
The entry requirements are changed every satuyrday.

Contact Registry Office


+45 74 92 97 09

Telephone Hours
Tuesday and Wednesday 11.00 – 12.00

Postal address
Tønder Kommune, Registry Office, Wegners Plads 2, DK-6270 Tønder

Registry Office
Jomfrustien 8, 1. floor, DK-6270 Tønder (opposite the town hall)

Office hours
Only by appointment