Marriage Officer Licence

One can obtain a Marriage Officer Licence by following the instructions in this article.

  • Write to the Hon Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs, Family and Gender Affairs requesting consideration for approval as a Marriage Officer in the Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Obtain Application Form (Form 'CD. 30') and list of requirements from the Registry Department or the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs, Family and Gender Affairs
  • Present completed application form and other required/relevant documents to the Registry Department where it will be processed and forwarded to the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs, Family and Gender Affairs for further processing and approval by the Hon. Minister
    • Upon approval it will be sent back to the Registry Department for final processing after which the applicant will be notified of the approval in writing. If there are any issues hindering approval, the applicant will be contacted by telephone
    • The appointment will be gazetted
  • Following is a list of required documents:
    • Completed form 'CD. 30' must be signed by both the applicant and the recommender
    • Original or notarized copy of:
      • Birth Certificate
      • Certificate of Ordination
      • Certificate of Registration of church
    • Letter of recommendation from Superior ( Bishop/Head Pastor) in the church
    • Passport sized photo of applicant

NB: Please note that all documents will be kept for the Ministry's records. Therefore persons who wish to have their documents returned should provide certified/notarized copies along with the originals.

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