Thomson Weddings Legal Requirements

Our guide to the legal requirements for your ceremony

Thomson Weddings - Legal Requirements
 

Legal Requirements by destination

  Aruba Mauritius Cyprus Dominican Republic Florida Jamaica Croatia
Full 10 year passports Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Birth Certificates Yes - full Yes Yes - full Yes - full Yes Yes - full Yes - plus apostille stamp
Minimum Residency Period (Excluding day of arrival, weekends and bank holidays) 3 3 3 4 3 4 2-3
If never previously married
Single Status Statutory Declaration     Yes Yes      
Certificate of No Impediment Yes   Yes       Yes
If divorced
Decree Absolute Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
If widowed
Spouse's death certificate and previous marriage certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
If adopted
Adoption certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
If name changed
Deed poll* Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Minimum age 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Parental consent - Affidavit or Statutory Declaration (stamped & signed by a solicitor) if under 18 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Witnesses must not be related to the bride or groom       Yes      
Marriage certificate issued in local language       Yes Yes   Yes
Certification / legislation / translation of all documents** Yes     Yes   Yes Yes
Mandatory blood test for the bride and groom in resort (payable locally)              

 

  Kenya Mexico Italy Greece Turkey Lapland Malta
Full 10 year passports Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Birth Certificates Yes - full Yes - full Yes - full Yes - full Yes - full Yes Yes - full
Minimum Residency Period (Excluding day of arrival, weekends and bank holidays) 3 3-5 4 7-8 1 1 2
If never previously married
Single Status Statutory Declaration Yes           Yes
Certificate of No Impediment     Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
If divorced
Decree Absolute Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
If widowed
Spouse's death certificate and previous marriage certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
If adopted
Adoption certificate Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
If name changed
Deed poll* Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Minimum age 21 18 18 18 18 18 18
Parental consent - Affidavit or Statutory Declaration (stamped & signed by a solicitor) if under 18 Yes - under 21 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Witnesses must not be related to the bride or groom   Yes     Yes    
Marriage certificate issued in local language   Yes   Yes      
Certification / legislation / translation of all documents**   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Mandatory blood test for the bride and groom in resort (payable locally)   Yes          

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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