In the event of inclement weather, prohibiting an outdoor wedding, the alternate venue for the marriage will be the Registry General.In such cases, the marriage ceremony fee may be reduced to the fee applicable to marriages conducted within the Registry General.American, British, Canadian and other consular officers cannot perform marriages individually or at their consulates.
In addition parties are responsible for arranging the logistics of set-up and any other features related to the wedding.
The Registry General Office will only be responsible for providing a table, chair and relevant documents for signature.
Parties wishing to contract marriage in the presence of the Registrar for any of these venues must submit the requisite fee to the Registry General, at least 14 days prior to the proposed date of marriage.
The fee is in addition to the fee which is required to be submitted with the Notice of Intended Marriage Application form.
You or a designated person may pick up this license at the Registrar office.
If you or your spouse-to-be have been married before, you must send well before you arrive official copies of final divorce decrees for each marriage of each person.
Appropriate checks are made from Bermuda with federal and state or provincial authorities in the USA and elsewhere to determine if proposed marriages are bigamous and/or are being undertaken out of the USA, etc.
to try to conceal marriage disclosures from Social Security or tax authorities. In June 2016 new local legislation was introduced to allow them to take place at any suitable venue in Bermuda.
Any bizarre or inappropriate locations would likely be vetoed by the Registrar to ensure the dignity of a ceremony is not usurped in the process.
Most occur at the Regisrar General's Office but since September 2016 marriages contracted before the Registrar General can now be held at alternate approved locations which include Admiralty House Park, Arboretum, Astwood Park, Blue Hole Hill Park, Botanical Gardens, Chaplin Bay, Church Bay, Clocktower Mall Dockyard, Devonshire Bay Park, Elbow Beach (the public beach as accessed from Tribe Road 4B Paget), Ferry Point Park, Fort St.
For more information on fees associated with civil marriage ceremonies visit https://bm/content/apply-marriage-licence).