Weddings in the Bahamas
Frequently Asked Questions

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Weddings in the Bahamas Frequently Asked questions

Having a wedding in the Bahamas? No matter if its a cruise wedding, Beach wedding or formal wedding, here are answers to 10 commonly asked questions about weddings in the Bahamas including the legal requirements and tips to make your wedding legal anywhere in the world. A must read before a wedding in the Bahamas.

While I have answered the most frequently asked questions about weddings in the Bahamas, you can ask any questions you may have about a wedding in the Bahamas by using my Ask Glenn page and I will get you the answer.





1. What are the requirements for having a wedding in the Bahamas?

NOTE: Marriage licenses are issued at the Marriage Office of the Registrar General located on 2nd Floor at Shirley House, Fifty (50) Shirley Street in Nassau, which is open to the public Monday to Friday between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Closed on weekends and Bahamian Public Holidays.)

Registrar General
P. O. Box N- 532
Nassau, The Bahamas
Tel: 242-397-9113
Fax: 242-323-7908

2. What is the process for securing my Bahamas marriage license?

3. How do I locate the Registrar General’s Office?

4. What if I arrive for my Bahamas wedding via cruise ship?

5. Is it true that you have to get married before sunset in The Bahamas?

6. Would I be able to use my marriage license from my country?

7. Will a Bahamian marriage license be legal in my country?

8. What if I hire a Bahamas Wedding Planner?

9. Can my pastor, priest, or rabbi perform my wedding ceremony in the Bahamas?

10. Can I get married on the weekend?

Let us know if there is any other questions you have about having your wedding in the Bahamas and we will help you to make your dream wedding in the Bahamas possible


Glenn S. Ferguson is your Bahamas Wedding Officiant and Bahamas wedding planner at Bahamas Destination Wedding. Just email any question you may have about getting married in the Bahamas to or Tel: 1-242-327-2453 or 1-501-588-4621 USA. Find us on Google+



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