Jamaica is one of the Caribbean’s premier destinations for weddings. To ensure your special day goes smoothly, the following information will help to guide you through the process.
Visitors can be married 24 hours after arriving in Jamaica, providing prior application has been made for a marriage license to the Ministry of Justice. The application must be submitted to:
Ministry of Justice
2 Oxford Road
Tel: 876 906 4923-31
Unlike many countries, Jamaica does not require a blood test before getting married. However, the following documentation is required:
All documents that are not issued in English must be officially translated and certified by the Foreign Ministry of the country of residence and authenticated by the nearest Jamaican Mission or Honorary Consulate.