Facts at a Glance
Detailed below is the relevant information to enable you to get married in the Turks & Caicos Islands.
To co-ordinate all arrangements from the UK you are required to contact any of the following in the islands:
Original documentation to be produced in person are:
*Please be advised that any Passports or documentation written other than in English should be translated in advance and notarized by the applicable consulate.
There is a residency period of 01 Day (24 hours) before an application for a Marriage License can be made to the Registrar in Grand Turk. The ceremony for can then take place after a period of 02-03 days or at any time after the application has been granted.
All ORIGINAL documents must be presented to the Registrar by the person completing the forms.
LICENSE FEE = US$ 50.00
The ceremony will be conducted by a local minister, Justice of the Peace or Registrar and we have been assured by the both the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the General Registrar's office in London that the marriage should be legal in accordance with British Law.
*Please note that there is no provision for any marriages which may tale place overseas to be registered in the persons country of origin, as all records will be placed in the Turks & Caicos Islands.
We recommend that the Marriage Certificate be photocopied and the original be placed for safe keeping in a safe Deposit box on your return to the UK.
Subject to request and confirmation of the Registrar.
If you have a specific date in mind for your wedding it is advisable to make a special request in writing to the Registrar in person prior to your arrival. Please be aware that wedding can take place on any day. Please let the person know who is completing your forms where you would like the wedding to be held, the time and the date.