marriage license requirements

All paperwork is initiated by "Weddings in Jamaica" prior to arrival in Jamaica. Any wedding that we coordinate is legally recognized by the United States, its territories, the United Kingdom and Canada.

Documents Required:

  1. Proof of citizenship - Notarized copy of birth certificate, which includes father's name.
  2. Proof of divorce (if applicable) - Notarized copy or original Certificate of Divorce.
  3. Notarized copy of Death Certificate in the case of widow/widower.
  4. Notarized copy of Adoption papers reflecting name change.
  5. Legal translation of documents to English where originals are in another language.

Blood Test: None required

Processing of Documents:

  1. All documents must be sent to the resort where you are having your wedding at least thirty (30) days days prior to the wedding date. Some resorts require as much as (60) days prior to your wedding date.
  2. The marriage officer will give you a copy of the Marriage Certificate upon conclusion of the wedding ceremony.
  3. Two (2) certified copies of the Marriage Certificate will be sent to you by resort, where you were married. Each resort varies as to the time for mailing of these certificates.

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