Getting Married in Dominica

Tie the Knot in Dominica!

There’s no more beautiful place for your wedding than Dominica, the Nature Island.

It’s now easier than ever to have a wedding in Dominica. Couples can get married within 24 hours (effective March 1st 2013). Read through the requirements below and then use our Where to Stay to select the hotel that best suits your style and your budget.

Guidelines for Obtaining a Special Marriage Licence in Dominica


  The following guidelines are from the Government of Dominica’s website here:

  • Download and complete the Marriage Application Form (Form G)
  • Obtain the List of Required Documents for Grant of a Special Marriage Licence (from Government website)
  • Present completed Form G and other required/relevant documents to the: Ministry of Social Services, Community Development 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

Please note:

  • For those wishing to meet the two day residency requirement (EC $300.00), the licence will be processed within three (3) days.
  • For persons opting for no residency ($EC 500.00), await preparation and approval of licence or return within specified time.
  • For weekend and holiday weddings ($EC 704.00) applicants will be required to contact the Ministry of Social Services office at (767) 275 3612.

For more information contact: Ministry of Social Services, Community Development and Gender Affairs 1st Floor, Government Headquarters Kennedy Avenue Roseau Dominica Tel: (767) 448 2401 E-mail: socialservices@dominica.gov.dm

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Fort Shirley in the Cabrits National Park is a beautiful location for a Wedding. The newly restored fort and ground offer spectacular views and cool trade-wind breezes.

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