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St Vincent & The Grenadines Marriage Requirements

Application and Documents

Couple must present valid passport and ongoing plane ticket

  • Notarized Birth Certificates
  • Notarized Decree Absolute if one or both parties are divorced, and
  • In the case of a widow/widower a Notarized Death Certificate of first spouse
  • Couple must be a resident of St. Vincent and the Grenadines for a minimum of 1 day, not including the day of arrival, before applying for a marriage license. The license is obtained through the office of the Solicitor General in St. Vincent, which is open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Couple needs to travel to the island of St. Vincent to apply for the marriage license and present application to be married in person and revenue stamp for approval from the Ministry of Justice or from the Registrar
  • Marriage ceremony must be performed by an official marriage officer, priest, or minister registered in St. Vincent.
  • The couple needs to nominate two witnesses for the ceremony

    Fees

Marriage License: US$185 obtainable 24 hours before the wedding from Ministry of Justice, or US$7.50 obtainable 7 days before the wedding from the Registry license

US $5.52 Revenue stamp to be taken with application form to St. Vincent

US $1.84 stamps for application form

Registrars Offices

The registrar's office should be contacted for specific rules regarding planning your destination or beach wedding in St Vincent & The Grenadines. They will also provide information regarding marriage licenses and marriage certificates.

The Attorney General
Ministry of Justice
Granby Street

Kingstown,
St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Tel: 784 457 1648 / 457 2807 / 456 1762
Fax: 784 457 2898