How to Get Married in the Bahamas

Your Wedding Questions Answered!

If your question isn’t answered below or if you just want to chat, contact us for more information. Getting married in the Bahamas is an excellent choice and we’re here to help you every step of the way.

General Questions:

What is Chic Bahamas Weddings?

At Chic Bahamas Weddings, we specialize in elegant island weddings for up to 100 guests and offer exotic locations that cater to the wishes of the wedding couple. Visit the About page to learn more.

Who is Marva Munroe?

Marva Munroe is an experienced Bahamas wedding planner and designer. She founded and directs Chic Bahamas Weddings. Visit the About page for more information.

Wedding License Questions:

Do I need a marriage license for in order to be married in the Bahamas?

Yes, you will need a wedding license that you need to obtain at the island where you’re being married. Please note you need to arrive in Nassau, Grand Bahama or the Out Islands at least 24 hours before applying for your marriage license. The office is not open at the weekend.

Can Chic Bahamas Weddings help me obtain a wedding license?

Yes, we’ll be happy to help you apply for and collect your wedding license.

Will my Bahamas wedding be valid in my country?

Yes, your wedding in the Bahamas is 100% legal and accepted in all countries around the world.

Is a blood test required to apply for a wedding license?

No, a blood test is not required.

How much does a wedding license cost?

The cost is $220.00 and this will be included in your overall Chic Bahamas wedding fee.  This covers your marriage license, two affidavits of singlehood and one certified copy of your marriage certificate.

The Planning Questions:

Who will perform the ceremony?

It’s up to you. You’ll choose an ordained minister, a Justice of the Peace, a Rabbi, or an Imaam – all are available to perform your marriage ceremony.

Where can I rent a tuxedo?

There are several tuxedo rental shops in the Bahamas. We’re delighted to make recommendations.

Can we have a rehearsal?

Absolutely. If you’d like to rehearse the wedding just let us know.

Where should we stay?

You may stay at any hotel/resort of your choice. We’re happy to make recommendations as we are experts in the surrounding hotels and resorts.

What if it rains?

We always ensure that we have a back-up location arranged should the weather decide not to cooperate. View the weather in the Bahamas today.

Will our wedding planner be there on the day of?

Of course! Marva Munroe attends each and every wedding event to ensure everything runs smoothly. She’ll be on hand to answer any questions and deal with any last-minute emergencies, so you can relax and focus on enjoying your wedding!