Marriage Requirements in Barbados

 

 

 

  • Valid passports and birth certificates.

  • Return tickets.

  • If either party was divorced, an original Decree Absolute or a certified copy of the Final Judgment. The Decree Nisi is not accepted.

  • If either party was previously married and widowed, a certified copy of the Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate in respect of the deceased spouse.

  • For a Roman Catholic ceremony, the relevant documents must be sent by your bishop to the bishop of Bridgetown.

  • Where necessary, all documents not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.

  • Arrangements should be made with a Magistrate or Marriage Officer to perform the wedding ceremony, prior to applying for the marriage licence. A letter from either the Magistrate or Marriage Officer must be presented at the time of making the application.