The civil wedding can be celebrated anywhere in Brazil.
Bride and groom may choose where they wish to get married, but they must first apply for their wedding documents at the Registry that is nearest to their domicile, and, when making their application, inform that the wedding ceremony will take place at a different location.
After a period of 16 to 20 days, they will come get their Certificate of Qualification at the Registry where they made the application and will deliver it to the Registry where the civil ceremony will take place.
The Religious Wedding with Civil Procedures can also be celebrated anywhere in Brazil, but it will not be necessary to request the transference of registry. The bride and groom will request a Certificate of Qualification at the registry where they make their application and take it to the church where the wedding ceremony will be held, so that the: Term of Religious Wedding with Civil Procedures can be prepared.
The Certificate of Qualification is a document issued by a Registry stating that the bride and groom have no impediment and are free to get married.
Term of Religious Wedding with Civil Procedures is a document signed by the bride and the groom, the celebrating authority, and the witnesses at the end of the wedding ceremony.