Minimum residency period prior to marriage: three working days
Minimum age 18
Valid 10 year UK/Irish passport which must be valid for at least six months beyond the proposed stay.
The original of your birth certificate, showing your parents' names.
If you are divorced, the original of your decree absolute.
If you are widowed, the original copy of your partner's death certificate.
If you have changed your name, the original copy of the deed poll.
If you are divorced and have reverted to your maiden name, proof of your name change will be required.
If you were adopted, the original copy of your adoption certificate.
Before you travel:
We do not require any documents to be sent in advance unless specified in your wedding pack
When you get there:
You will need to visit the Ministry of Legal Affairs in St. Johns to apply for your marriage licence. Please note that not all wedding package include the travel costs to St. Johns.
ALL ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS MUST BE TAKEN WITH YOU WHEN YOU TRAVEL
Translation of documents
All legal documents must be in English or legally translated into English. All translated documents must be from a legal translator with letterhead, stamp and seal from the translator's office or notarised by a Notary Public. Occasionally the documentation will have to be sent to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for their approval before being sent back to the notary to sign.
The Wedding ceremony
In most destinations, your wedding ceremony will be conducted Monday to Friday (excluding local holidays). In some destinations, local festivals and holidays will determine available wedding dates. Generally, your wedding will take place in the grounds of the hotel unless otherwise specified. Many hotels offer wedding gazebos for extra privacy. Some hotels may offer more than one wedding per day with the first wedding taking place at around 10am and the last wedding about 4pm. The majority of weddings are conducted by a marriage officer whose title varies depending on the resort. Where it is possible to be married by a minister, the ceremony will be non-denominational unless otherwise stated and will be a civil wedding.
The information given above only apply to couples:
who are born in the UK
with a valid 10 year UK/Irish passport, valid for at least six months beyond the proposed stay.
If couples do not fulfil these requirements they must advise us. Couples should be referred to the embassy of the country of origin and the country where they wish to marry as they may require extra documentation to satisfy their own embassy requirements. Tropical Sky cannot advise on this and couples must investigate this on their own.
As Tropical Sky have no jurisdiction over hotels/resorts/venues/legal requirements and their charges, we cannot be responsible for any increases or changes to these wedding arrangements. We will, however, endeavour to advise you of changes as soon as we are made aware of them.