Bermuda Marriage Requirements
The information below outlines the marriage requirements for getting married in Bermuda
Visitors who wish to come to Bermuda to be married must File a 'Notice of Intended Marriage' form with the Bermuda Government's Reigistrar General. It is wise to to this four weeks before your wedding. This form must be accompanied by a fee of $210, plus $21 for your marriage certificate in the form of a cashiers cheque or bank draft (Bermuda or US dollars) made payable to the Accountant General, Hamilton Bermuda. Copies of final divorce decrees must accompany this form if either the bride or groom has been divorced.
The "Notice of Intended Marriage" is published in the two Bermuda newspapers and parties to the intended marriage are not required to be resident during this time. If no objection to the marriage is raised the Registrar General may issue a licence to marry 15 days from the date of receipt of the 'Notice' and this license is valid for three months.
Only those British subjects resident in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland who intend to marry a British subject resident in Bermuda, and for whom banns are called in their normal place of worship in the United Kingdom, can also have their banns called in the church where the marriage is intended to take place.
No blood tests or health certificates are required.
Notice of Intended Marriage forms are available from Tourism offices international and from Registrar General in Bermuda. Notice may be given by either of the parties personally or by mail.
The registrar's office should be contacted for specific rules regarding planning your destination or beach wedding in Bermuda. They will also provide information regarding marriage licenses and marriage certificates.
Registrar General Government Administration Building, 30 Parliament Street, Hamilton Bermuda
Tel: 441 297 7709 extension 7707. Fax: 441 292 4568
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