Getting Married In Bermuda
Easy but not inexpensive
Bermuda Marriage License Requirements
Residency in Bermuda
Who can Marry in Bermuda?
Documentation Required for Bermuda License
b) Mail form to:
c) Copies of final divorce decrees or death certificates, if applicable, must also be included with the marriage form.
f) After a 15 day waiting period, the Registry General will issue a Marriage Licence to you and your intended spouse (the licence will be valid for three months from the date of issue)
g) Before the wedding, you must give the Marriage Licence to the registered Marriage Officer (e.g. minister, rabbi, or imam) who will perform the ceremony
h) The marriage ceremony may be either a religious ceremony performed by registered Marriage Officers or civil ceremonies officiated by the Registrar General at the Registry General Office (US$245 fee for Registrar General).
i) The Marriage Officer must complete a Particulars of Marriage - Form F and send it to the Registry General so the details of the marriage can be registered
j) After receiving Particulars of Marriage - Form F, the Registry General will issue a Marriage Certificate within ten days of receipt.
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.
Moongates: Couples who kiss under one of these wedding-band
shaped archways are guaranteed good fortune and happiness.
wedding cakes: A tiny cedar sapling placed on the bride's
cake is a wish for the couple's love to grow and mature.