Antigua is a beautiful location for getting married or renewing your wedding vows. To get
married in Antigua, there are a few legal requirements and documents you should have with you, as well as tips you need
to know before you go.
You will need to present the following documents;
- Valid passports, as proof of citizenship.
- If either of you is divorced, you must have the original Decree Absolute.
- If a previous spouse has died, the marriage certificate and death certificate will be required.
- Anyone under the age of 18 must have written authorisation from a parent or guardian.
- All documents required must be originals.
- All documents must be in your legal name. If not, affidavits must be presented, explaining the reason for the name change.
- In addition to the marriage officer, two witnesses must attend the marriage ceremony.
- If you wish to have a religious ceremony, your own priest should contact a church of your denomination in Antigua.
- For religious ceremonies, some churches may require proof of pre-marital counselling before performing a ceremony.
Enjoy your wedding in Paradise!
For more information about legal requirements for marrying in Antigua, visit the website of the Antigua & Barbuda
High Commission : http://www.antigua-barbuda.com