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British Virgin Islands Marriage License Requirements

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British Virgin Islands Marriage License Laws:

  • Apply for license at the Attorney General’s office in Tortola on the same day of arrival
  • Waiting period: 3 days
  • In a local church, the wedding banns must be published on three consecutive Sundays or Saturdays prior to the ceremony, in that church
  • If you are staying at a resort, consult with the manager or wedding coordinator to help you make arrangements to secure your marriage license
  • British Virgin Islands Marriage License Fee:

  • US $110 (BVI postage stamps) for a Special License for those resident in the BVI for 3 days; US $50 (BVI postage stamps) for an Ordinary License for those resident in the BVI for 15 days or more
  • Identification Needed for a British Virgin Islands Marriage License:

  • Passport and date of arrival in the British Virgin Islands
  • Proof of marital status
  • Two witnesses to sign application form for license and to witness the ceremony
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