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Legal Requirements

The following documents (originals) must be produced in person:

A valid Passport
Birth Certificate
Proof of your marital status - If you are single, a sworn affidavit is required.
If one of the parties is a divorcee, then proof of Decree Absolute is required, either the original or a notarized copy, sealed by the Clerk of the Court.
In the case of a Widow/Widower, the Death Certificate of the previous spouse is required.
If you have changed your name by Deed Poll or are adopted then proof is required.
If under the age of 21 years then evidence is required as consent of one or both parents or guardian, in the form of an affidavit stamped by the Notary Public.
The parties must not be within the prohibited degree of relationships to each other.
Letter stating both parties occupations, marital status, age as of last birthday, present address of residence and fathers full name.
  • Any Passports or documentation written other than in English should be translated in advance and notarized by the applicable consulate.
  • All original documents must be presented to the Registrar by the person completing the forms.
  • The marriage must be solemnized by a registrar of Marriage Officer (usually the Registrar General for Special Licenses) who is entitled to payment of reasonable travelling expenses if the marriage takes place other than at his usual place of business.

The cost of the Wedding License is $50.00 US

For further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

There is a required residency period of 1day (24Hours) before an application for a Marriage License can be made to the Registrar in Grand Turk. The ceremony can then take place after a period of 2-3 days or at any time after the application has been granted.

The ceremony will be conducted by a local minister, Justice of the Peace or Registrar and we have been assured by the both the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the General Registrar's office in London that the marriage is legal in accordance with British Law.

Island Churches

Church of God Prophecy (Catholic) 
Grand Turk Methodist 
St. Mary's Church (Anglican)
New Testament of God 

Please note: There is no provision for any marriages which may take place overseas to be registered in the persons country of origin, as all records will be placed in the Turks & Caicos Islands.

Please contact our Wedding Consultants for further information

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