Getting Married in Saint Lucia

Getting Married in Saint Lucia


An application for a marriage license can be made immediately on arrival. There is no residency period. Fees are determined according to the expedition at which you require the license.

  • Expedited  ( same day ) marriage license is USD$20

  • R egular marriage license is USD$127  

Standard documentation required:

  • Passport 

  • Birth Certificate 

  • Decree absolute (if one of the party is divorced) 

  • A death certificate of first spouse (in the case of a widow/widower) 

  • A deed pose (f a name has been changed) 

  • A sworn affidavits of consent stamped by a notary public if one of the parties is under age 18 

  • An authenticated translation if required documents are not in English 

 Many of the hotels in Saint Lucia have dedicated wedding coordinators who can assist you with planning your wedding. It is advisable that you contact your hotel in advance to make arrangements.

After the marriage ceremony you will receive a “temporary” handwritten marriage certificate. It is advisable that you apply for the “official” marriage certificate prior to departing Saint Lucia. The official marriage certificate is obtained from the Registry of Civil Status, located on Brazil Street in Castries. The cost is USD$5.00.  For further guidance you can contact the Registry of Civil Status at telephone number 758 468 3195 or through e-mail at .