Getting Married in Prague - Step 3

A step-by-step guide to the bureaucracy involved in tying the knot in the Czech Republic

Certified Copy of Birth Certificate




What is it and why do I need it?

This is a notarized English-language copy of your birth certificate, which will be attached to the certified Czech translation of your birth certificate (see Step 4).




Cost

32 CZK




How and where do I get it?

You can go to any notary for this. It's a very easy and, thankfully, cheap step. If someone tries to charge you 300 CZK for this or something, walk out.




Difficulty Rating

1 out of 10

(1 = Easy; 10 = Hair-Pulling Devilry)




READERS' COMMENTS

"Just FYI - notaries are not longer legally able to make certified copies of documents written in languages other than Czech. Tried to get a certified copy of my TEFL certificate - no go. She even showed me the (prepared on her desk) extract from the law to prove it...!!" --jennifer

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