in the Turks & Caicos
Cruise ship passengers can marry the same day; all others wait 48 hours or more.
Turks and Caicos
A 48 hour period on island is required before you can make an application for a marriage license. The marriage license fee is US$250.
a) Valid passport and original birth certificate.
c) Divorced persons must provide an original or notarized Decree Absolute
sealed by the Clerk of the Court.
d) Persons under 21 years must provide written consent of a parent or guardian
in the form of an affidavit stamped by the Notary Public.
g) All non-English documents must be translated and notarized by the applicable
i) The actual ceremony may be conducted by a local minister, justice of the peace or marriage registrar.
j) Cruise ship passengers can marry on the day of their arrival and departure.
Forms & More Info
Affidavit of occupation and single status
Marriage License Amendment allowing cruise ship passengers to marry in port
There is no provision for any marriages in the T&C to be registered in a person's country of origin since all records will remain in the Turks & Caicos Islands.
If you want a record of your marriage license to take back home, you have to make arrangements yourself on island. A strange in anachronism in this electronic age.
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