Applying for a Marriage License in Belize

Applying for a Marriage License in Belize

 

Applying for a Marriage License in Belize
A Belize Wedding license is internationally recognized! You may contact your officiant directly upon booking.

To obtain a special license to get married in Belize…

● Both parties must be in the country three (3) working days prior to filing the petition of the license. All documents required must be original documents, but certified copies with the lifted seal of the original documents are acceptable.
● For those who aren’t in the country for three days, it is possible to apply for a Special License (for an additional fee).
● Application forms will be emailed to you from your officiant or Coordinator.
● Completed forms along with the items in the following list must be presented to the General Registry (coordinator will do this on your behalf).

Your Belize wedding will be conducted by a Justice of the Peace unless you request otherwise, and you will leave Belize with a copy of the signed Marriage License. After the documents are formally submitted to the Belize Marriage Registry, they will be mailed to you to you with a raised seal.

If neither party has been previously married:
● Fully completed Marriage license application form notarized by Justice of the Peace (your coordiantor will take care of this).
● Photocopy of your passport showing your profile picture in color and date of arrival in Belize (we will meet you to get this).
● A Copy of Original Death Certificate.

If either party has been previously married:
● Fully completed Marriage license application form notarized by Justice of the Peace (we will take care of this).
● Photocopy of your passport showing your profile picture in color and date of arrival in Belize (we meet with you to get this).
● A Copy of Original Divorce Decree.
● Original Copy of your birth certificate.

If either party is a widow or widower:
● Fully completed Marriage license application form notarized by Justice of the Peace (officiant will take care of this).
● Photocopy of your passport showing your profile picture in color and date of arrival in Belize (we will meet you to get this).
● A Copy of Original Death Certificate.

 

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