Barbados Weddings by Sanojah's

Barbados Weddings by Sanojah's
Weddings in Barbados

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Getting Married In Barbados

Barbados is perfect for your destination wedding. It has many different historical sites, natural landmarks, and resorts perfect for your big day. 

The southernmost islands in the Caribbean, our coast boast of the most stunning white sandy beaches, turquoise seas and rich culture.

Home to one of the last remaining fully-restored sugar mills, Morgan Lewis Windmill. Barbados has the most interesting sites and venues for your destination wedding.

Barbados has many beautiful gardens, and resorts  perfect for destination weddings.

Getting married in Barbados is easy. There is no minimum length stay requirement or waiting period. Applying for your marriage licence must be done by both parties, in person at the office of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Applications for marriage must be made between the hours of 8:30 am and 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Take a look at whats required:

  • Valid passports or birth certificates.
  • Return tickets.
  • If either party was divorced, an original Decree Absolute or a certified copy of the Final Judgment. The Decree Nisi is not accepted.
  • If either party was previously married and widowed, a certified copy of the Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate in respect of the deceased spouse.
  • For a Roman Catholic ceremony, the relevant documents must be sent by your bishop to the bishop of Bridgetown.
  • Where necessary, all documents not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
  • Arrangements should be made with a Magistrate or Marriage Officer to perform the wedding ceremony, prior to applying for the marriage licence. A letter from either the Magistrate or Marriage Officer must be presented at the time of making the application.

Marriage License fees are also listted below:
  • If neither party is a citizen or a resident of Barbados: US$100 (BDS$200) cash and a US$12.50 (BDS$25) stamp
  • If either party is a citizen or a resident of Barbados: US$22.50 (BDS$45) cash and a US$5.00 (BDS$10) stamp
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