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Getting married in The Bahamas? Our Priority Bahamas Marriage License Service is a one-of-a-kind service, that provides you with all the services needed to get legally married in The Bahamas, and is ideal for persons looking to elope or have their legal wedding in The Bahamas. It helps you satisfy the marriage laws required to get your Bahamas marriage license for the wedding and a Bahamas marriage certificate after the wedding. And includes the following services:-

  • arranging your Bahamas Marriage License Application interview with Registrar General's Office (required by Bahamas marriage laws)
  • preparation of Marriage License Bahamas Application (ensuring that all of the documents needed to satisfy Bahamas marriage laws to get your marriage license including Divorce Decree Absolute, Death certificate and marriage certificate of a deceased spouse, passports, and immigration cards are in order). 
  • preparation of affidavit of single-hood (this is required by marriage laws in Bahamas for all persons wishing to get married in The Bahamas who have never been married before).
  • personal escort to Registrar General’s Office for marriage license application Interview (this is the only time you will have to visit this office as it is a requirement for getting married in Bahamas, we will take care of all other interactions and visits for you).
  • procurement of Bahamas Marriage License 
  • submission of wedding ceremony details to Registrar General's Office after the ceremony for issuance of Certified Bahamas Marriage Certificate |marriage certificate Bahamas
  • procurement of Certified Bahamas Marriage Certificate
  • procurement of Apostille for Certified Bahamas Marriage Certificate (this is a document provided by The Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that authenticates your Bahamas marriage certificate/marriage certificate Bahamas and is required when public documents are being transferred between countries that are a party to "the Hague Apostille Convention of 1961" which includes European and South American countries to show proof of its citizen's marriage in The Bahamas). And it is not usually required if you live in the United States of America and Canada unless you are marrying a non-national then it is needed for immigration purposes).

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Marriage License in The Bahamas

So just how do you get a marriage license in The Bahamas? Simply call or WhatsApp 1-(242)-395-8495 to let our Licensed Bahamas Marriage Officer and Wedding Officiant, Glenn Ferguson, help you with getting your marriage license in The Bahamas in 2 simple steps. Glenn will help you with all of the legal requirements for marriage in The Bahamas, to ensure that your marriage is recognized anywhere you happen to live in the world. Including helping with getting an Apostille Certified Bahamas Marriage Certificate after your marriage.  

Ready to apply for your marriage license in The Bahamas? Call or WhatsApp 1-(242)-395-8495 or simply complete the marriage license application below and we will get started processing your marriage license in The Bahamas


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Expert Tips from Licensed Bahamas Marriage Officer on Getting a Bahamas Marriage License

Call or WhatsApp 1-(242)-395-8495 to Get Bahamas Marriage License

Getting married in the Bahamas is a dream come true for many couples. With its stunning beaches, clear blue waters, and romantic sunsets, it’s no wonder that so many people choose this tropical paradise as their wedding destination. But before you can tie the knot, you’ll need to obtain a Bahamas marriage license. Here’s what you need to know.

Requirements for Obtaining a Bahamas Marriage License

  1. To obtain a Bahamas marriage license, you must be at least 18 years old and provide valid identification and documentation, such as a passport and birth certificate.
  2. You must also prove that you are legally entitled to enter and remain in the country. This typically requires you to show the immigration card you received upon entry or the immigration stamp in your passport.
  3. The cost of a Bahamas marriage license is $100.00. 

How to Apply for a Bahamas Marriage License

  1. To apply for a Bahamas marriage license, you’ll need to visit the Registrar General’s office in Nassau or one of the Family Island Administrators’ offices or simply use our Priority Bahamas Marriage License Application Service.
  2. You’ll need to fill out an application and provide all the required documentation. The application process typically takes about one business days.
  3. Once your application is approved, you’ll be issued a Bahamas marriage license, which is valid for 90 days.

Benefits of Hiring a Bahamas Wedding Planner and Licensed Marriage Officer

Planning a wedding can be stressful, especially when you’re trying to do it from a distance. That’s why many couples choose to work with a licensed marriage officer and wedding planner like Glenn Ferguson.

Glenn Ferguson is a trusted name in the Bahamas wedding industry. As a licensed marriage officer, he can help you with your Bahamas marriage license and help you navigate the application process. He can also provide advice on planning your wedding, from choosing the perfect location to selecting vendors and creating a timeline.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bahamas Marriage Licenses

Q: Is residency required to obtain a Bahamas marriage license?

A: Yes residency is required. Bahamas marriage laws require that you be in the country for at least 24 hours before applying for your Bahamas marriage license.

Q: How long does it take to obtain a Bahamas marriage license?

A: The application process typically takes one business day, and the license can sometimes be issued on the same day. With our Priority Bahamas Marriage Application Service you can sometimes get your Bahamas Marriage License within an hour.

Q: How much does a Bahamas marriage license cost?

A: A Bahamas marriage license costs $100.00. 

Obtaining a Bahamas marriage license is a necessary step in getting married in the Bahamas. By working with a licensed marriage officer and wedding planner like Glenn Ferguson, you can ensure a smooth and enjoyable wedding planning experience. With the right preparation and guidance, you can have the wedding of your dreams in one of the most beautiful destinations in the world.

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What are The Bahamas wedding requirements for marriage in The Bahamas?

Bahamas Marriage License is one of The Bahamas wedding requirements for anyone wishing to have a legal elopement or wedding in The Bahamas. And ONLY Bahamian marriage license issued by The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Government Registrar General’s Office, Marriages Department in Nassau and Paradise Island and Freeport, Grand Bahama, or at The Government Administrator's office in any of the islands is legally recognized for getting married in The Bahamas and issuance of a Bahamas marriage certificate after the wedding.

And how long do you have to be in The Bahamas to get married? Well, with our services just 24 hours and you can apply for your Bahamas marriage license and your license is valid for three months and is only issued once both parties are in the country for at least 24 hours, so you would have to have your destination wedding within that time.

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Bahamas Marriage License Eligibility | Bahamas Wedding Requirements

The legal age of marriage in The Bahamas is 18 years but if you are under this age, parental consent forms are available for your parents to consent to the marriage. And you must be either single, divorced, or widowed to get married in The Bahamas and the following documents are needed...

  • If divorce then the document you will need, is the original copy of your "Divorce Decree Absolute" with a raised seal or color stamp, authenticating it as a legal document.
  • If widowed, then you will need the original death certificate of your deceased spouse.
  • If you are single and have never been married before then you would have to swear an affidavit of single-hood before a justice of the peace, marriage officer, or person authorized to complete the affidavit.
  • A birth certificate is not required for marriage licenses if you have a valid passport.

Watch the video below for information on obtaining a license and eligibility for weddings on your Bahamas vacation.

Bahamas Marriage License Application Process for Getting Married in Bahamas

  1. Complete a Bahamas Marriage License Application form, including having it notarized by a Bahamas Licensed Marriage Officer, then submit this form to the Marriage Registration Section of the Registrar General’s Department.
  2. Present a valid picture ID. A picture ID may take the form of a driver’s license or a valid passport.
  3. Participate in an interview if required:
    1. A Bahamian marrying another Bahamian is not required to be interviewed and the person performing the ceremony can sign the declaration.
    2. A Bahamian marrying a non-Bahamian must be interviewed by the Registrar General. The Registrar has to sign the declaration in this instance.
  4. Non-Bahamian applicants are interviewed by either the Registrars or any of the five designated Marriage Officers.
  5. Once approved, a license is issued after payment of the $100.00 application fee. And to get a certified copy of your Bahamas marriage certificate after the wedding ceremony is $20.00.

And if you are wondering whether a wedding in The Bahamas is legal in the USA? No need to worry, once you contract the services of a licensed Bahamas Marriage Officer, who by Bahamas marriage laws are required to follow these steps then your marriage is not only legal in the US but Canada and anywhere else you happen to live in the world as well.


Got Questions? Simply click ASK Glenn or Call or WhatsApp 1-(242)-395-8495 to get help with your marriage license Bahamas and other legal requirements for getting married in The Bahamas.



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Looking to Get a Copy of Bahamas Marriage Certificate? Then our priority Bahamas Marriage Certificate and License Search can help you. (Complete form below to submit your request)

As it allows you to obtain a Certified Copy of Bahamas Marriage Certificate in 2 Easy Steps

  • Prove Identity and Validity of Bahamas Marriage Certificate Request. In order to confirm request integrity preventing or reducing a bogus request of personal record you will have to provide: 
      • Signed Letter officially requesting Bahamas Marriage Certificate
      • Copy of Government-issued identification i.e Passport or Driver’s License.
  • Payment of Certified Bahamas Marriage Certificate Fee of US $20.00 per copy

We are committed to ensuring that your Marriage Certificate Request is processed and ready within five (5) days.

Apostille of Bahamas Marriage Certificate

We strongly recommend that that you have your Certified Bahamas Marriage Certificate Apostille. 

An Apostille or legalization fixture is critical for document acceptance between countries please note compliance with International public law inclusive of but not limited to legitimizing renewal or changes to passport, driver's license, or insurance applications as well as subsistence benefit, housing compliance, and procedure affecting divorce and will preparation. 

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The Apostille fixture is a four (4) business day paid service provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs proving the document’s authenticity. 

    • The cost of the Apostille is US$120.00 per copy.

*It is also important to state the country for which the document will be used as this is critical in its preparation.


While this process is sufficient for most countries, it is your responsibility to seek further guidance to ensure a specific country’s acceptance.

Shipment of Certified Bahamas Marriage Certificate

Our goal is to get your Bahamas Marriage Certificate in your hand as quickly as possible. 

Therefore the only forms of shipments used are Bahamas Post Office guaranteed Express Mail Service and FEDEX Overnight Service.


*These forms of shipment offers not only delivery date guarantees but tracking ability for sensitive documents which is critical due to the global increase of human trafficking and identity theft.


Bahamas Marriage Certificate Application

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Bahamas marriage certificate

Need a copy of your Bahamas marriage certificate? Glenn Ferguson can help! He is a licensed marriage officiant and wedding planner who can assist you with obtaining a certified copy of your marriage certificate. Contact him today to learn more.

Get a copy of your Bahamas marriage certificate quickly and easily with Glenn Ferguson, a licensed Bahamas marriage officiant and wedding planner. Call or WhatsApp 1-(242)-395-8495 today to get started!

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