Getting Married in Guyana
Beautiful Guyana has alot to offer and make a fantastic wedding destination.
Sunset weddings, beach weddings, in the church or on a boat, whatever your choice, there are wedding planners and services
available to help you plan your big day.
The information below is a basic guide to what you need and who to contact for getting married in Guyana.
Guyana Marriage License Laws
No waiting period or minimum length of stay is required. Application for a marriage license must be made in person by both parties at the office of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
A Roman Catholic wedding on Guyana has additional requirements
If you are staying at a resort, consult with the manager to help you make arrangements to secure your marriage license
Both parties must have a return ticket
Identification required for Guyana Marriage License
Proof of citizenship from resident country is required such as valid passport or birth certificate and photo driverís license
If either party has been divorced, the original divorce decree or a certified copy must be presented.
All documents must be in English, if not, they must be translated and notarized
Applying for a marriage license
General Register Office, GPO Building , Robb Street , Georgetown , Guyana , tel: (592) 225-7561
Immigration and Passport Department
Central Immigration Office
When planning your wedding, make sure you find out when the local events and festival are. It could make the difference on prices and availability with accommodation and activities.
Click here for Calendar of events in Guyana
Romantic Spots in Guyana