Some fast facts and legal requirements to help plan you wedding in Turks and Caicos.
Requirements for obtaining a marriage license in The Turks and Caicos Islands:
Original Birth Certificate
Both parties must be in The Turks and Caicos Islands at the time of the application.
Persons wishing to be married in the Turks and Caicos Islands may do so after 72 hours. Before an application for a Marriage License can be made to the Registrar in Grand Turk. The ceremony can then take place after a period of 2-3 days or at any time after the application has been granted.
If either party is unmarried, being a citizen or resident of a country other than the U.S.A., a declaration certifying this fact must be sworn before a Notary Public or other person authorized to administer oaths in that country and must accompany the application for the Marriage License.
If under the age of 21, then consent of one or both parents or guardian, in the form of an affidavit stamped by the Notary Public.
The marriage parties must not be within the prohibited degree of relationships to each other. Include a letter stating both parties occupations, marital status, age as of last birthday, present address of residence and fathers full name.
For church weddings Ministers may require proof of membership.
The parties must produce evidence of the date of their arrival in The Turks and Caicos Islands.
For further information visit http://www.turksandcaicostourism.com/license-requirements.html