Getting Married
In Bermuda

Easy but not inexpensive

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Bermuda Marriage License Requirements

Residency in Bermuda

No specific requirement. Hurrah!

Documentation Required for Bermuda License

a) Request a Notice of Intended Marriage form from the Bermuda Registrar General's Office (441-297-7709 or 441-297-7707)

Or click here to download the Notice of Intended Marriage Form.

The form must be printed on white legal size (8.5" x 14") paper to be accepted.

You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to download the form in PDF format. If you do not have this free program, click here: Adobe® Acrobat® Reader®.

b) Mail form to:

Registrar General
Government Administration Building
30 Parliament Street
Hamilton HM 12 Bermuda

c) Copies of final divorce decrees or death certificates, if applicable, must also be included with the marriage form.

d) Include a cashier's check or bank draft for US$330 for the certificate. (Always check if there has been a fee increase)

e) The license will be valid for 3 months. It can be picked up at the Registrar's office by you or a designated person. Office is open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm (except public holidays).

Holding the
Wedding Ceremony

Civil ceremonies may be performed in the Registry's marriage room. Call +1 441 297 7709 or +1 441 297 7707 to find out more. Office is open to the public Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm (except public holidays).

Ceremonies may be held in a church or other location with the consent of a member of the clergy.

Two witnesses over 18 years of age must be present at the ceremony. The Registrar will happily supply witnesses but Monday to Friday only.

Bermuda Wedding Customs

Moongates: Couples who kiss under one of these wedding-band shaped archways are guaranteed good fortune and happiness.

His-and-her wedding cakes: A tiny cedar sapling placed on the bride's cake is a wish for the couple's love to grow and mature.

( 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.)

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