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Jamaica Marriage License Requirements

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Jamaica Marriage License Laws:

  • Waiting period: 24 hours
  • Apply and receive a marriage certificate from the Ministry of National Security
  • Jamaica Marriage License Fee:

  • Cost of the license is approximately US $80
  • There are non-denominational Marriage Officers who can officiate either at their offices, in their homes or at a place chosen by the couple, and are able to provide witnesses. Marriage Officers charge anywhere from US $50 – US $250
  • Identification Needed for a Jamaica Marriage License:

  • Photo identification plus proof of citizenship (certified copy of birth certificate which includes father’s name)
  • Certified copy of death certificate or divorce decree
  • Parental consent if either party is under 18
  • Italian nationals must notify their embassy and a certified copy of their marriage certificate forwarded to their embassy to be legalized and translated
  • French Canadians need a notarized translated copy of all documents and a photocopy of the original French documents
  • Find Out More About Legal Marriages in Jamaica:

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