Alerts

  • The Ministry of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities has implemented the 10 knot speed limit to reduce excessive speed in the confines of the Hamilton Harbour which will go into effect Friday, 19 May, 2017.

Alerts

  • The Department of Parks advises that camping registration will open on 8 May for the 15 May - 30 September camping season. Permits can be collected at the Department of Parks, Ground Floor, Global House, 43 Church Street. Camping rate: $14 per night.

Apply for a marriage licence

To get married in Bermuda, you must be:

•    16 or over (but written permission from your parents is required if you are under 18)
•    free to marry (single, divorced or widowed)
•    not closely related to your intended spouse

How to apply

These are the steps if you want to get married in Bermuda:

1.    You have to submit a Notice of Intended Marriage - Form A to the Registry General, along with any evidence that you are free to marry, and the required fee.

2.    The Registry General will publish the Notice in the official gazette twice

3.    After a 15 day waiting period, the Registry General will issue a Marriage Licence to you and your intended spouse (the licence will be valid for three months from the date of issue)

4.    Before the wedding, you have to give the Marriage Licence to the registered Marriage Officer (e.g. minister, rabbi, or imam) who will perform the ceremony

5.    The marriage ceremony takes place (marriage ceremonies may be either religious ceremonies performed by registered Marriage Officers or civil ceremonies officiated by the Registrar General at the Registry General Office

6.    The Marriage Officer must complete a Particulars of Marriage - Form F and send it to the Registry General so the details of the marriage can be registered

7.    The Registry General  will issue your Marriage Certificate within ten days of receipt of the Particulars of Marriage - Form F

Fees

Marriage Licence: $338.00

Marriage Certificate: $30.00

In the case of a refund, $58.00 is refundable for an unissued certificate, and if publications have not been made, $82.00 is refundable for each official gazette publication. 
 
Special Marriage Licence Application Fee:  $30.00
Special Marriage Licence:  $678.00
Marriage Ceremony at the Registry General:  $245.00
    
Non-Bermuda residents may only pay by credit or debit cards.

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