On a beach at sunset, in the
Hotels' Caribbean Garden, or an island Church. Whatever your dream wedding, the
Turks and Caicos are happy to make all of the arrangements for you.
Turks and Caicos marriage regulations and required documents
The following documents (originals) must be produced in person:
A valid Passport
Proof of your marital status - If you are single, a sworn affidavit is required.
If one of the parties is a divorcee, then proof of Decree Absolute is required, either the
original or a notarised copy, sealed by the Clerk of the Court.
In the case of a Widow/Widower, the Death Certificate of the previous spouse is required.
If you have changed your name by Deed Poll or are adopted then proof is required.
If under the age of 21 years then evidence is required as consent of one or both parents
or guardian, in the form of an affidavit stamped by the Notary Public.
The parties must not be within the prohibited degree of relationships to each other.
Letter stating both parties occupations, marital status, age as of last birthday, present
address of residence and fathers full name.
Any Passports or documentation written other than in English should be translated in
advance and notarised by the applicable consulate. All original documents must be
presented to the Registrar by the person completing the forms. The marriage must be
solemnised by a registrar of Marriage Officer (usually the Registrar General for Special
Licences) who is entitled to payment of reasonable travelling expenses if the marriage
takes place other than at his usual place of business.
The cost of the Wedding License is $50.00 US
For further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
If you wish to make arrangements yourself from the U.K., please contact the following
Ms Marjorie Williams, Marriage officer
The Registrar's General Office
Minister who performs weddings.
Turks & Caicos Islands
British West Indies
Tel: 001 809 946 2800
Fax: 001 809 946 2821
There is a required residency period of 1day (24Hours) before an application for a
Marriage Licence can be made to the Registrar in Grand Turk. The ceremony can then take
place after a period of 2-3 days or at any time after the application has been granted.
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 is legal in accordance with British Law.
Church of God Prophecy (Catholic) (+1)809-946-62555
Grand Turk Methodist (+1)809-946-62351
St. Marys Church (Anglican) (+1)809-946-62289
New Testament of God (+1)809-946-62175
Please note: There is no provision for any marriages which may take place overseas to be
registered in the persons country of origin, as all records will be placed in the Turks
& Caicos Islands.