Destination Wedding Marriage Requirements

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We've taken the liberty of gathering up all the important information you'll need to insure your dream wedding goes off without a technical hitch. Pay close attention to the specifics for each destination as they change from location to location and don't leave room for interpretation. Please take a look below:

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In Anguilla, couples marry under the authority of a special license that takes approximately two working days to process.


Most resorts require that you be there at least one working day before you married.


Civil marriages are now possible in Aruba, but they must take place at the Civil Town House. Couples may also arrange a religious blessing after they have been legally married or just hold a romantic celebration beachside if they prefer.


It is very easy to get married in Barbados, as there is no required waiting period or minimum length of stay. Application for a marriage license must be made by both parties in person at the office of the Ministry of Home Affairs in the capital city Bridgetown. You will require:

Dominican Republic

You will require:


In Grenada the law requires that visitors be resident on the island for a minimum of three (3) days (including weekends and public holidays) before applying for a license. On the third day, the necessary stamp duty and license fees are paid, and an application for a Marriage License is made in person, at the Office of the Prime Minister.Generally the license is ready within two (2) working days. This maybe slightly longer if either partner is divorced, as documents must then be sent to the Ministry of Legal Affairs.


Visitors can be married just 24 hours after arriving in Jamaica providing prior application has been made for marriage license.


You will need the following:

St. Lucia

You have the option of getting married on the same day where you would be required to pay EC$540 (US$200) if you are able to produce all the necessary documents. You can also opt to stay two days and upwards on island where you would be required to pay EC$335 (US $125). A local Solicitor would be able to apply for a license on your behalf. Here is a list of the documents that you need to obtain a marriage license in St Lucia: