Questions about getting married in the Bahamas? You’ve come to the right place! Chic Bahamas Weddings Founder and Director, Marva Munroe, is a true expert in the Islands of the Bahamas and all aspects of planning a Caribbean destination wedding. If you don’t find your question addressed here, please contact us for additional information. We would love to hear from you.
What services does Chic Bahamas Weddings offer?
Chic Bahamas Weddings handles every aspect of planning, designing and executing wedding ceremonies, receptions and honeymoons anywhere in the Bahamas. While weddings are our primary focus, we would love to help you plan an exotic and unforgettable marriage proposal, renewal of wedding vows, bachelor or bachelorette party, anniversary, family reunion or a party for any occasion, too. We are available for a select number of wedding and non-wedding celebrations each year.
Our expertise in Bahamas travel requirements, accommodations and activities also make us an ideal resource for your private excursion. We’d love to plan that once-in-a-lifetime adventure for you or your group. Whatever your cause for celebration in the Bahamas and Caribbean, we expertly handle every detail.
Do you offer packages?
Unlike many “inclusive” destination services, Chic Bahamas Weddings is proud to create completely custom wedding experiences for each couple. Our clients desire a unique celebration from start-to-finish, with every detail meticulously carried out, and therefore, standard packages just won’t do. We’re happy to work with you to plan a one-of-a-kind wedding that’s exactly as you’ve envisioned it and one with services that suit your specific needs.
How experienced is Chic Bahamas Weddings?
Our company’s founder and director, Marva Munroe, has over 16 years of Bahamas wedding planning experience, both for private celebrations and on-site – for some of the most elite venues in the islands. Her expertise in Bahamas wedding services, products, and vendors enables her to plan exquisite events for her clients, while they enjoy a relaxed process, from beginning to end. Read more about Marva here.
Will our Bahamas wedding planner be there on the day of our wedding?
We wouldn’t miss it! Marva attends each and every Chic Bahamas Weddings event to ensure everything runs smoothly. She’ll be on hand to answer questions, execute the day you’ve dreamed of and last-minute issues that arise so that arise so that you can and focus on enjoying your tropical wedding celebration!
Who is available to perform our ceremony?
The choice is yours! Whether you prefer to be married by an ordinated minister, rabbi, imam, or Justice of the Peace, we can connect you with an available party to perform your Caribbean marriage ceremony.
Where should we stay?
The Bahamas offers some of the most beautiful accommodations anywhere and all-inclusive wedding packages are offered at many resorts. Read more about hotel options throughout the islands here, or ask us for our recommendations – we’re experts on the surrounding hotels and resorts. We take care of arranging all your hotel guest room blocks and so much more.
Where can I find additional wedding vendors?
Part of our role as your Bahamas wedding planner is to suggest, and help you work with, the very best wedding professionals in the islands. We’ll discuss your preferences and budget, and assist you every step of the way. Read more about our reception services.
Can I rent a tuxedo on the island?
Absolutely – there are several rental shops for tuxedos and other formalwear in the Bahamas. We’re delighted to make recommendations upon request.
What is the weather like?
Your peace of mind is our priority so regardless of the bountiful sunny days, we always ensure that a that a backup location is reserved should the tropical weather decide not to cooperate on your wedding day. Click here to view the weather in the Bahamas today!
Bahamas Wedding Planning – Legal Requirements
Do I need a marriage license in order to be married in the Bahamas?
Yes, a wedding license will need to be obtained at the specific island where you’re being married. Please note that you need to arrive in Nassau, Grand Bahama or the Out Islands at least 24 hours prior to applying for your license. The office is not open on weekends, so please plan accordingly to avoid surprises!
Can Chic Bahamas Weddings help me acquire a marriage license?
Yes! We’re happy to provide this service for our clients’ convenience. We can help you apply for and collect your license prior to the wedding as well.
Is a blood test required to apply for a marriage license?
No, a blood test is not required for marriage licenses in the Bahamas.
How much does a wedding license cost?
Currently, the cost is $100.00, which is included in your total fee to Chic Bahamas Weddings. Affidavits of singlehood are required as well. These range in price from $50 each and are obtained on the island. A certified copy of marriage certificate costs $20 each.
Will my Bahamas wedding be valid in my home country?
Yes, your wedding in the Bahamas will be considered 100% legal and accepted in all countries around the world!
How do I learn more?
We’re happy to discuss your unique wedding vision, and how Chic Bahamas Weddings can help you bring it to reality. Simply reach out to us for more information!
…Did we miss your question? Contact us directly – we’d love to chat with you to help you with your Bahamas wedding planning!