St Lucia Marriage Requirements
The information below outlines the marriage requirements for getting married in St Lucia
It's easy to get married in St Lucia. You just need to stay here for 2 days before the wedding.
After you've been here for 2 days a local Solicitor can apply for a license on your behalf. You need to have received this 2 working days before the wedding date. Most tour operators can make all the arrangements. All you need to bring is the following documentation:
- Birth Certificate
- Decree Absolute (if one of the parties is divorced)
- In the case of a widow/widower a Death Certificate of first spouse is required
- If a name has been changed, a Deed Poll is required
- If one of the parties is under the age of 18, evidence of a consent of parents is required in the form of a sworn affidavit stamped by a Notary Publi
- If any required documents are not in English, an authenticated translation must be available
Application to be married in St. Lucia must be made by a local solicitor to the Attorney General or notary who prepares and signs the licence after a two-day residency period in St. Lucia.
The Attorney-General should receive the application about four working days before the Wedding date.
Notorial Fees & Marriage Licence:
EC$540.00 (less than 7 days before marriage)
EC$335.00 (7 days before date of marriage)
Catholic Church Weddings
In the case of Catholic Church weddings, your local parish priest would need to liaise with a priest on island to ensure that you have undertaken the necessary counseling period prior to the marriage and that you have met all the necessary criteria to enable you to be married in a Catholic Church.
Please find below details of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, which is situated in the centre of Castries (St. Lucia's capital), together with the priest's name. The cathedral is beautiful church in which to be married:
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
c/o Castries Presbyteries
Tel: 758 452 2271
The registrar's office should be contacted for specific rules regarding planning your destination or beach wedding in St Lucia. They will also provide information regarding marriage licenses and marriage certificates.
Visit the St Lucia Wedding Directory