Perfect for a beach wedding abroad, Grenada has some of the Caribbean's
most beautiful scenery and sandy beaches. Comprising three islands; Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, the island of Grenada is the largest of the
three and the most visited.
Its volcanic history has endowed the islands with a wide range of landscapes,
from the heights of Mount St Catherine, to tropical rainforests, mango swamps
and beautiful beaches, making it perfect for a romantic wedding and honeymoon.
Below are the legalities for marrying in Grenada, to help you plan your ideal wedding abroad.
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Grenada Marriage Law Requirements
What are the legal requirements to get married in Grenada?
Legal age for marriage is 21 years for both men and women. If under 21 years old
then parental consent is required
Bride and Groom may not be related.
Two witnesses are required.
How long do I have to be resident in Grenada before I can get married?
You must be in Grenada for at least three days before applying for a marriage
licence which then takes two working days to be processed. This may take
slightly longer if either party is divorced.
Getting a marriage licence
You must apply for a marriage licence in person at the Office of the Prime Minister.
What legal papers do I need to take with me?
Passports and birth certificates.
Sworn affidavit stating that neither party has been married before.
If you have been divorced then the final divorce papers must be shown.
If you are widowed then the death certificate of your previous spouse must be
If your name has been changed by deed poll then legal proof must be shown.
Please note: this information is for guidance purposes only and liable to change without notice. Please check with your wedding planner in resort or the relevant embassy of the country in which you intend to marry for up to date details before you marry.
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Grenada Marriage Registrar's
Prime Minister's Office
Sixth Floor, Ministerial Complex, Botanical Gardens
St. George's, Grenada
Tel:+1 473 440 2255
Fax:+1 473 440 4116