Free-choice wedding venues in The Hague

Are you looking for a special place to get married in The Hague? Have a look at all of the free-choice wedding venues (non-municipal wedding locations) or request a new free-choice wedding venue.

Are you looking for a municipal wedding location? Look at the page Begin link: Municipal wedding locations in The Hague, end link. .

  • The location must be easily accessible. Also for disabled people or people who have difficulty walking.
  • The location must be a public venue.
  • The location must not conflict with public order or accepted rules of good conduct.
  • The location must be safe.
  • There should be sanitary facilities at the location.
  • There must be a dressing area for the civil registrar.

Existing wedding venues

The municipality designates free-choice wedding venues. Look at all of the free-choice locations below in the list of free-chioce wedding venues.

List of free-choice wedding venues

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Would you like to get married at a free-choice venue? Ask the owner of the wedding venue to complete the statement of approval below. You will upload the statement of approval when you Begin link: register your intended marriage or civil partnership, end link. . Do this at least 8 weeks before the ceremony.

Request new wedding venue

Would you like to get married or enter into a civil partnership at a spot which the municipality has not designated as a wedding venue? The municipality must first designate the spot as a one-time or permanent wedding venue. The building will need to meet a a number of Begin link: conditions, end link. .

The owner of the venue must fill in the statement of approval and the application form. You send them by email to: Begin link:, end link. . Do this at least 16 weeks before the ceremony.

Application form for free-choice wedding locations

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Statement of approval for free-choice wedding locations

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Municipal fees

Day Fees in 2024
Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 18.00 hrs. € 691.25
Monday to Friday from 18.00 to 21.00 hrs. € 859.55
Saturday from 9.00 to 18.00 hrs. € 803.35
Saturday from 18.00 to 21.00 hrs. € 971.65
Sunday from 9.00 to 18.00 hrs. € 846.95
Sunday from 18.00 to 21.00 hrs. € 1,015.25
Designation of wedding venue € 211.45

You may also have costs for the venue itself. You need to pay these costs directly to the venue.

When you reserve your municipal wedding location at a municipal counter you will need to pay right away. You can pay in cash or use a bank card at City Hall Spui. You can only use a bank card at the Leyweg City Office. Unfortunately it is not possible to pay by credit card.

When you make a reservation online, you will receive an invoice by email.


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