Marriage and registered partnership are possible for everyone in Austria, including same-sex couples. You can marry or establish a registered partnership anywhere in Austria, regardless of your place of residence.
What documents do I need to get married or for the registered partnership?
Depending on whether you or your partner have a foreign connection, you will need different documents. Therefore, we generally ask you to contact Service Unit Registry office and citizenship - Marriage.. for an appointment by phone or e-mail . for an appointment.
For Austrian citizens you generally need the following documents:
If you have a foreign connection (e.g. foreign citizenship or birth, marriage, divorce, etc. abroad), please contact the Service Unit Registry office and citizenship - Marriage.. by telephone.
How can I reserve an appointment for the marriage?
It is possible to reserve an appointment at the Innsbruck Registry OfficeService Unit Registry office and citizenship - Marriage) by telephone at the earliest six months before the desired date of the marriage or partnership. The wedding ceremony takes place in the wedding hall in the Goldenes Dachl. There is also the possibility of an outdoor wedding in the Congresspark Igls or in the Villa Blanka.
How do I get a registered partnership?
The civil partnership takes place at the registry office InnsbruckService Unit Registry office and citizenship - Marriage) in the wedding hall in the Goldenes Dachl. It is possible to reserve an appointment by telephone. There is also the possibility of a registration in the Congresspark Igls or in the Villa Blanka.
Please note that we are unable to provide information on entitlements to benefits (pensions, maintenance, etc.). For this, please contact the district court or your pension fund.
Wedding ceremony in the Congresspark Igls or in the Villa Blanka
You would like to celebrate on a large scale, but the wedding hall in the Goldenes Dachl is not enough? In this case there are the outdoor wedding ceremonies in the Villa Blanka and in the Congresspark Igls. Here you can combine the civil ceremony and the subsequent celebration.
The first contact is possible for bridal couples about the two providers already one year before the desired date. For each wedding ceremony, additional civil fees are charged at the statutory rate.
You want to travel after the wedding?
If you change your family name at the time of marriage/partnership and then travel, please make sure that your name on the bookings must match the name on your passport. It may take a longer time to issue a new passport. Please inform yourself in advance about your options in the Service Unit Registry office and citizenship - Marriage
How do I get a marriage certificate?
When you get married, the registrar will give you two marriage certificates. If you wish, the registrar can also issue one of these two marriage certificates as an International Marriage Certificate.
If you still need a marriage certificate and your marriage/partnership was concluded/established in Austria, you can apply for the marriage certificate at any registry office - i.e. also at the Innsbruck City Magistrate's Office. In some cases, however, the marriage/partnership must first be subsequently registered. Therefore, we kindly ask you to contact the Service Unit Registry office and citizenship - Marriage.. by phone or e-mail. to contact.
Data protection information according to Art 13 GDPR for the marriage ceremony
Please note that we process the personal data provided by you exclusively for the purpose of the proper execution of a civil marriage ceremony by the City Department Registry office and civil status matters.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is in accordance with §§ 18ff of the 2013 Civil Status Act (PStG 2013), Federal Law Gazette I No. 16/2013 as amended; § 5 of the 2013 Civil Status Implementation Ordinance (PStG-DV 2013), Federal Law Gazette II No. 324/2013 as amended; §§ 44, 93, 93a-c of the General Civil Code (ABGB), JGS 946/1811 as amended; §§ 1 to 10 of the Marriage Act (EheG), dRGBl. I p. 807/1938 as amended; § 14 Fees Act 1957 (GebG), Federal Law Gazette No. 267/1957 as amended; Tariff B Federal Administrative Fees Ordinance 1983 (BVwAbgV), Federal Law Gazette No. 25/1983 as amended; Tariff II B Z. 5 Ordinance of the Vienna Provincial Government on Administrative Fees and Commission Fees, LGBl. No. 104/2001 as amended; bilateral and multilateral treaties. The following register queries were carried out in the course of the proceedings: Central Civil Status Register and predecessor system and Central Register of Residents. The personal data is forwarded to the following Dritte: Main Association of Austrian Social Security Institutions; Federal Minister of Finance; Public Employment Service (in the case of entitlement under the Unemployment Insurance Act or the Aliens Employment Act); Military Commands in Austria (in the case of Austrian citizenship; up to the age of 65). Data is only transferred to Dritt countries (countries that are not members of the EU) if there are bilateral or multilateral agreements regarding the exchange of data with these countries and there is no obstacle in this regard (ongoing asylum procedure). The personal data will be deleted 120 years after the date of death entered in the Central Civil Status Register due to the legal obligation under Section 46 (4) of the 2013 Civil Status Act. The provision of personal data is required by law. The marriage ceremony cannot be performed.
In accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), all persons have the right to information, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability and to object if they have given their consent. There is no automated decision-making, including profiling. You can exercise these rights in writing and with proof of identity via email@example.com. The provision of personal data is required by law in order to exercise your rights as a data subject. You can find more information online at www.innsbruck.gv.at. Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Austrian data protection authority(firstname.lastname@example.org, www.dsb.gv.at).