Wedding Fees: $40.00
- For weekday weddings
- Weekend weddings
- Rehearsal/off island
weddings from $50.00 per hour
- Marriage License from
Registrar's General's Dept.
- Individuals must be on
the island one day prior to the wedding
- Both parties must be
present in the Bahamas to apply for the Marriage License; the license is
valid for 3 months.
- Minors must present
- The original document
of Divorce Decree or Death Certificate where necessary.
- Picture identification, Passport for Commonwealth residents
- No blood test required
- Evidence of date of
arrival on the island (airline ticket or immigration card)
- For unmarried citizens
or residents of the USA, a sworn declaration of national status must be
made before a US Counselor at the American Embassy, Nassau or Notary
Public. The cost is $55.00
- Unmarried individuals
who are not citizen or resident of the USA must present a declaration
made before a Notary Public in Nassau along with the application for
marriage certifying this fact.
Marriage licenses can be obtained at the office of the Registrar General
located in the Rodney Bain Building. Address: Parliament and Shirley Street,
Nassau Hours of Business: Mon -Fri. 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.