Getting Married
in St. Lucia
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St. Lucia
Marriage License Requirements

Residency

St. Lucia has no residency policy. In fact, it's adopted a same-day marriage policy where a couple can be married the day of arrival and waived its old policy of having to wait 2 days for a marriage license to be issued.

For couples on a Caribbean cruise, this makes St. Lucia an ideal wedding location.

Marriage License Fees

Marriage fees may seem exhorbitant until you convert EC$ to $US, which is $US1=EC$2.70.

EC$540
for a special license for couples who will be on St. Lucia for less than 24 hours.

EC$335
for couples staying on St. Lucia for 3 days or more

EC$ 100 registrar fees

EC$8 marriage certificate.

Reasonable except an application to be married in Saint Lucia must be made by a local solicitor to the Attorney General or notary who prepares and signs the license.Can't leave the lawyers out!

Many resorts with wedding packages have a notary who will handle these legalities and all the other needed other details.

Required Documents

a) To obtain a marriage license, passports and birth certificates must be provided when applying.

b) If either party is divorced, a copy of the final decree is needed.

c) If either party is widowed, a death certificate of the deceased spouse must be presented.

Wedding & Honeymoon Planners

Many hotels in St. Lucia have wedding coordinators who will coordinate all of the paperwork necessary to get married.

Sandals Resorts offers free wedding planner software at www.sandals.com, a real benefit for anyone contemplating a honeymoon. Look under the category "Planning Your Honeymoon." Anyone downloading the software does not have to book a honeymoon at one of Sandal's 3 St. Lucia resorts.

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