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Terms and Procedures for Getting Married in Bali

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Marriage is a permanent relationship between a man and a woman that is recognized as valid by the community concerned based on the applicable marriage regulations.

The form of marriage depending on the local culture can be different and the purpose can be different too.

Marriage is a ceremony of binding marriage vows which is celebrated or carried out by two men and women with the intention of formalizing the marriage bond according to religious norms, legal norms, and social norms.

That is the meaning of marriage according to wikipedia, Bali is one of the places chosen by prospective brides from all over the world to legally marry.

For those of you who are planning to get married in Bali, we provide a little info about the requirements and how to get married in Bali.

General requirements for marriage arrangements in the Civil Registry throughout Indonesia and Bali in particular by completing ;

  • Photocopy of marriage certificate signed by the religious leader concerned.
  • Widows/widowers must include a certificate of divorce or a certificate that the previous spouse has died.
  • A certificate of never being married or a Letter of No Impediment from the relevant agency or from the kelurahan (for Indonesian citizens) or from the embassy (for foreign nationals) explaining that no one objected to the marriage being held.
  • Photocopy of birth certificate.
  • Photocopy of ID card (for Indonesian citizens) and photocopy of passport (for foreign citizens).
  • A statement from both parties that the marriage took place on a consensual basis.
  • 10 pieces of photo size 4cm x 6cm side by side.

How Indonesian citizens marry foreigners in Bali

Married in Bali
  • Forms N1, N2, and N4 from Kelurahan and Kecamatan
  • A special N3 form that is married at KUA (bride’s approval letter which must be signed by both bride and groom)
  • Photocopy of ID card
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate
  • Bride and groom’s parents
  • Copy of Family Card (KK)
  • Parent’s marriage certificate (only if you are the first child)
  • Data of two witnesses to the marriage and a photocopy of the ID card concerned
  • 2×3 (4 sheets) and 4×6 (4 sheets) photographs
  • Proof of payment of the latest PBB (Earth Building Tax)
  • Prenup (pre-nuptial agreement)
  • Documents of Indonesian Citizens requested by Foreign Embassies:
  • Original birth certificate and photocopy
  • Photocopy of ID card
  • Photocopy of letters N1, N2 and N4 from the Kelurahan
  • Photocopy of prenup (if any)

Prospective husband or wife who are foreign nationals or foreigners, the documents that need to be prepared are :

  • CNI (Certificate of No Impediment) aka single, which is a letter stating that you can marry and will marry an Indonesian citizen. This letter is issued by the competent authority in the country such as the embassy
  • Photocopy of KTP from the country of origin of the prospective husband or wife
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Photocopy of birth certificate
  • Certificate of not currently marital status
  • Divorce certificate if you have been married
  • Death certificate of married couple if they have died
  • Current domicile certificate
  • 2×3 (4 sheets) and 4×6 (4 sheets) photographs
  • For marriages at the KUA, you must include a certificate of converting to Islam if you were previously a non-Muslim


For Christian, Catholic, Hindu, Buddhist couples, after carrying out a religious ceremony carried out by a religious leader and after that it is continued by the Civil Registry Service, after that each couple will receive a marriage certificate called a Marriage Certificate issued by the state.

Non-Muslims are required to complete a letter to the civil registry office “notice for marriage” in the place where they come from who wish to hold a wedding ceremony in Bali.

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