Honeymoons in Turks and Caicos
The unique charms of the Turks & Caicos have only recently been discovered. These 8 islands and 40 cays offer a back to nature escape where the emphasis is firmly on the sand and the sea. World class white eaches, clear waters and scrubby interiors attract iguanas, dolphins, flocks of rare birds and shoals of exotic fish whilst several hundred miles of pristine reefs keep the Turks & Caicos on the world’s top ten dive list.
Turks and Caicos Overview
A collection of eight islands and 40 cays, Turks and Caicos is one of the least known islands of the Caribbean.
One of the world’s best places for diving holidays, Turks and Caicos makes the perfect honeymoon destination for newlyweds looking for adventure. With extensive coral reefs and exotic marine life, there is so much to explore. Diving novices can attend one of the many fully qualified dive schools and take a short course so they too can take advantage of this opportunity.
If your honeymoon falls between January and April then take a boat trip around the islands as the Atlantic Herd of Humpback whales migrate through the area. It’s guaranteed to be a moment you will remember forever.
If you’re looking to relax then you can do so on one of the islands’ many white sandy beaches while looking across the tranquil turquoise seas.
Key Facts for Turks and Caicos
Currency: US Dollar
Capital City: Cockburn Town
Official language: English
Flight time: 8 hours from London
When to Honeymoon in Turks and Caicos
A constant trade wind keeps the climate at a very comfortable level. The best time to visit is December to July.
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Getting Married in Turks and Caicos
Consisting of 40 islands and cays, you are spoiled for choice with beautiful locations and resorts when it comes to getting married on the Turks and Caicos Islands. With long stretches of white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, you will feel like you are on your very own paradise island. There are plenty of resorts where you can host your wedding abroad, whether you want your wedding ceremony to be on a deserted beach or in the grounds of a stunning hotel. The resorts dedicated wedding planners can not only help with the planning of your wedding day but also give you advice and support of the legalities of getting married abroad.
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
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