You have a choice of a civil or religious ceremony.
These occur at the Civil Town House. A religious blessing
may be arranged afterwards.
All documents must be faxed for review and then submitted by courier (i.e. Federal Express) at least 1 month prior to desired wedding date.
These documents should be sent to:
Office of Civil Registry
a) Birth certificate with state certification.
g) Ceremonies are conducted in late morning
or early afternoon on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays.
b) Proof of attending pre-marriage counseling.
d) Local priest must also provide official declaration that neither party has been previously married in a church ceremony.
e) Copy of Wedding Certificate showing couple have been legally married in their home country.
f) Baptismal and Confirmation certificates of both parties as well as copies of their passports or I.D. Cards.
g) Wedding must take place inside
the church building.
a) The ceremony can be held in a church or any other location.
b) If married outside Aruba, a copy of existing marriage certificate must be provided.
c) Proper attire. No swimsuits nor wraps for the bride. The groom may wear long shorts.
b) The Aruban Cantor accepts Jewish status
certificates from valid orthodox, conservative, reform, liberal and re-constructionist
d) The wedding ceremony may take place in any other location.
(GTCV.com is not responsible or liable for any changes in requirements or errors or omissions. It is your responsibility to take charge of your own wedding.)