Getting Married in Belize

Belize Wedding Requirements

Getting Married in Belize

Marriage ceremonies in Belize are internationally valid. We welcome the opportunity to plan your special day and give you a unique Ambergris Caye wedding ceremony that you’ll never forget. 

Requirements for a Civil ceremony, church or beach wedding in Belize:

IF NEITHER OF THE PARTIES HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY MARRIED
  • Fully completed marriage license application form – Notarized by a J.P.
  • Photocopy of front 2 pages of passport and page showing arrival date into Belize.
  • One of the parties must be in the country 3 days prior to filing the petition of the license.
IF EITHER PARTIES OR BOTH HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY MARRIED
  • Fully completed marriage license application form – Notarized by a J.P.
  • Photocopy of front 2 pages of passport and page showing arrival date into Belize.
  • One of the parties must be in the country 3 days prior to filing the petition of the license.
  • Final divorce decrees.
IF EITHER OF BOTH PARTIES IS A WIDOW OR WIDOWER
  • Fully completed marriage license application form – Notarized by a J.P.
  • Photocopy of front 2 pages of passport and page showing arrival date into Belize.
  • One of the parties must be in the country 3 days prior to filing the petition of the license.
  • Copy of death certificate. All photocopies should be certified. No fax copy for application forms are allowed.
All photocopies should be certified. No fax copy for application forms are allowed. For additional information on Belize wedding requirements contact our wedding coordinator at webres@grandcaribebelize.com. For details about planning your dream wedding at Grand Caribe, visit our Belize beach wedding page.   

We came here for our destination wedding a few weeks ago with a group of 40 and Grand Caribe surpassed our expectations! All the staff were helpful and friendly and assisted in making sure our vacation and wedding was perfect. We will definitely be back!

Laura, TripAdvisor
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