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Weddings in bermuda - Legal Requirements

Weddings in bermuda - Legal Requirements

Documents required by The Holiday Place 12 weeks prior to departure:

Proof of Identity: A copy of your full British passport valid for at least 6 months upon return to the UK plus original Birth Certificate.

Proof of Status: A certified document stating single status and free to marry.

Divorced: The original Decree Absolute stamped with the seal of the court where it was issued.

Widow(er): Original Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate of husband or wife.

Name Change: Original Deed Poll under which name change has been done.

Adoption: If adopted original certificate is required.

Application: To get married in Bermuda you must ensure that your "Notice of intended Marriage" is published in the newspapers there by sending this (plus the correct payment) to the Registrar General. The staff at the Registry will put it into 2 local newspapers and after 14 days the marriage licence can be issued, providing no formal objections have been raised. The licence is valid for a total of 3 months from the initial receipt of the "Notice of intended Marriage".

Residency: There is no set period of residency required before the ceremony can be performed. Arrangements can begin immediately after arrival.

Ceremony:

If an appointment is made the wedding can take place in the Registry’s marriage room between the following times:

10:00 and 16:00, Mon – Fri

10:00 – 12:00 Sat

The marriage room has seating for up to 12 guests (more if standing). The wedding can alternatively take place In a church or other place with the clergyman's consent. For church ceremonies it is important to note that whilst divorced people cannot be married in any of Bermuda's Roman Catholic churches, church weddings can sometimes be arranged for them at other churches - such as Anglican or Methodist etc. - by special request to the minister. It is also important to know that Catholics who do not normally reside in Bermuda cannot be married in the Catholic churches - unless under exceptional circumstances.

Witnesses: Two witnesses, over 18, must be present at the ceremony. The Registry can supply these Monday to Friday only. The Marriage Certificate is mailed within 1 month of the date of marriage.