Guidelines for Obtaining a Special Marriage Licence

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  • Obtain Marriage Application Form (Form G) (PDF, 84.2 KB) and List of Required Documents for Grant of a Special Marriage Licence
  • Present completed form and other required/relevant documents to the Ministry of Social Services, Family and Gender Affairs. One of the under listed officers will be available to assist you:
    • Assistant Secretary
    • Minister's Secretary
    • Permanent Secretary's Secretary
  • Pay relevant fees at the Accounts Section after the documents have been reviewed
    • For those wishing to meet the two day residency requirement (EC$300.00), the licence will be processed within three (3) days
    • For persons opting for no residency ($EC500.00), await preparation and approval of licence or return within specified time
    • For weekend and holiday weddings ($EC704.00) applicants will be required to contact the Ministry at (767) 275 3611

Our Vision

To function as a catalyst for the improved spiritual, social and economic well-being of the populace and to facilitate the transition to a more just society.

Our Mission

To promote spirituality, strengthen family structures and develop human and social capital via the provision of support to the most vulnerable segments of society, reduction of inequality and gender discrimination and improved access to opportunities.