Requirements For Visitors Getting Married In Jamaica
Waiting Period - Visitors can be married just 24 hours after arriving in Jamaica
providing prior application has been made for a marriage license. There are non-denominational Marriage
Officers who can perform weddings for a fee ranging between US$200.00 to US$250.00. Most officers will
perform weddings at their offices, in their homes or at places chosen by the couple, and are able to provide
witnesses for the ceremony.
The following documentation is required for all persons wishing to get married in Jamaica:
Original or Certified Copies only (Certification by a Justice of the Peace (Local) or Notary Public or Court Staff (outside of Jamaica))
Proof of citizenship - Birth Certificate, Driver's Licence or Passport (any one item).
Parents written consent if under 18 years old.
Proof of divorce (if applicable) - original Certificate of Divorce.
Certified copy of Death Certificate for Widow or Widower.