Marriage in Tønder (Tonder)

Due to the Corona situation many appointments have been cancelled; therefore until 1 January 2021 we can give appointments ONLY to the couples who already had an appointment. 

If you want to marry in Denmark this year please choose another municipality (kommune) for your marriage ceremony. Please note a Danish licence to marry is valid max 4 months. 

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 2020


6 - 13 April
1 May
8 May
21 + 22 May
1 June
5 June
13 – 19 July
10 - 23 August
23 December 2020 - 3 January 2021

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