Getting Married In Jamaica
......Then Stay For The Honeymoon

All Inclusive Weddings In Jamaica

Getting married in Jamaica is the best way to truly show your love. My island Jamaica is the Caribbean’s number one wedding and honeymoon destination.

Every month, thousands of couples choose Jamaica as the ideal location to get married.

On this page, you will find important information that will assist you in all your marriage preparations such as


Getting married in Jamaica is easy. Here are the generally requirements that you will need to know.

  • You can be married in less than 24 hours after your arrival, providing prior application was made for a marriage licence.

Majority of hotels and all-inclusive resorts will make all the arrangements for you, including applying for the marriage licence, once you have submitted all the supporting documents.

Marriage licence application can also be made online.

  • The cost for the marriage licence is US$50 or J$4,000.

Your wedding planner in Jamaica will apply for your marriage licence once all the required documents were submitted. A copy of these documents must be sent to your wedding planner at least sixty days before you arrive in Jamaica.

 If you are already on the island and want to get married, you must apply for a marriage licence at the Ministry of National Security, which is located on 2 Oxford Road, Kingston 5 (telephone number 906 4908).

Important Documents

The following documents must be submitted before you get married in Jamaica:

  • Original proof of citizenship.
  • Original or certified copy of birth certificate which includes father's name.
  • Parents written consent if under the age of 18.
  • Original certificate of divorce if applicable, or certified copy of the death certificate for widow or widower.
  • No blood test is required.
  • In the case of a name change, certified copies of the documents indicating the same.

    All the above documents MUST be translated into English, and notarized where necessary.

    NB. To be on the safe side, check your country's requirements for getting married in Jamaica because there may be other requirements that must be completed before you arrive in Jamaica.

Can I Get Married In Jamaica?

Marriage In Jamaica

Regardless of your nationality, you can get married in Jamaica once your application for marriage is approved.

Marriage Officers

Church ministers are the most popular persons used to perform wedding ceremonies; however, you can also hire the services of a non-denominational marriage officer, who can legally perform the ceremony.

Wedding officials will charge a fee that usually ranges from US$80 to US$300. Depending on your requests, these services can take place in an office, home, church or hotel property.

If you don't have at least two witnesses, marriage officers can provide them for you.

Getting Married In Jamaica- Benefits

Weddings In Jamaica

There are many benefits of getting married in Jamaica. The most notable one is that we offer affordable prices on a range of wedding packages.

For the most part, getting married in Jamaica is much cheaper than getting married in United States and other parts of the world.

Wedding packages in Jamaica are reasonably priced and generally include honeymoon suite, wedding location, cake, champagne, decoration, wedding coordinator, marriage counsellor, and marriage officer.

I’m sure you will want a few friends to witness your magical moment? Quite a few hotels, especially all-inclusive resorts, offer discounts for wedding groups.

Leave the wedding and begin your honeymoon right here in Jamaica. No need to travel to another Caribbean Island, Europe or Asia. Honeymoon at the hotel or choose another great location in Jamaica.

Remember, the marriage is official in your country of birth once it is legally performed under the laws of Jamaica.

The Best Time Tto Get Married In Jamaica Is......?

Cheap price or perfect weather?

The cheapest time to get married in Jamaica is during the months of September, October, and November. During this time of the year, wedding packages are heavily discounted.

The gamble is that the weather at some stage at this time of the year is poor (rainy). Expect many rainy days. When it comes to a wedding, weather plays a big role in video, pictures and the overall atmosphere.

July, August, and December are the most popular months for weddings in Jamaica because of the excellent weather, and the best time to invite the family for a wedding and vacation.

Perfect Wedding location

Getting Married In Jamaica

Everywhere in Jamaica is the ideal location to get married; it really depends on what you truly want.

The resort areas of Ocho Rios, Negril and Montego Bay are the trendiest locations to “tie the knot,” although in Jamaica it, depends on your desires.

Kingston city is a great place to get married with ideal wedding locations such as Devon House and Botanical Hope Garden.

All-Inclusive Resorts

Weddings at all-inclusive resorts have become extremely popular in Jamaica for visitors and locals.

You must send a copy of your legal documents to your Jamaican wedding planner at least sixty days before your arrival in Jamaica. The wedding coordinator will use these documents to apply for your marriage licence.

All-inclusive resorts offer wedding packages that include applying for your marriage licence, providing the location, food, drinks, witnesses, decoration, photos and videos.

A number of these all-inclusive hotels will also upgrade your room to a honeymoon suite and provide complimentary champagne.

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