Steps to Getting Married in The Bahamas

  1. A couple should arrive in the Bahamas at least three days before the wedding date to facilitate an interview with Barrington Brennen and to place an application for the marriage license.  The Bahamas Law states that the couple must reside in The Bahamas for 24 hours prior to the application date. A Bahamian-issued license to get married is valid for 90 days for those seeking an early application.
  2. The marriage license fee of  $100 ($B/$US ) is paid to the Marriage Registry, Shirley Street, Nassau.
  3. The marriage officer will require a fee to officiate at the wedding. The fee will be communicated to the couple after submission of the Wedding Request Form
  4. Divorced persons are required to present their divorce documents.
  5. Print and complete the Wedding Request Form and e-mail it to the address shown below.



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Wedding Location in The Bahamas

The marriage officer lives on the Island of New Providence, The Bahamas.  This is usually the destination of choice.  However, couples may choose another Bahamian island for their wedding.   Couples may choose to have a wedding at their hotel, in a church, on the beach, in a park or garden, or any where else they may select.


Here are a few location ideas for a wedding in The Bahamas (couples can explore on their own):


Type of Wedding Ceremony

Couples may choose a religious, traditional wedding based on their faith tradition or a civil one.   The length of the ceremony is the couple's choice. It can be just a few minutes to much longer. 


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