Currency: U.S. dollar (USD)
Airports: Providenciales International Airport (PLS)
Known for: Pristine beaches, conch, diving, whale watching
Official Tourism Website: turksandcaicostourism.com
Drives on the: Left side
Calling Code: +1-649
Beautiful by Nature
‘Beautiful by Nature’! So aptly defined. An incredible one hundred islands and cays, this archipelago is rich with trademark pristine white sand beaches and crystalline turquoise waters.
Looking for the perfect location for a non-traditional wedding? A world-famous beach on the Turks and Caicos Islands can become the perfect backdrop.
Along with luxurious accommodations, world class spas, and a variety of local and fine dining restaurants serving a myriad of cuisines, Turks and Caicos, a British Overseas Territory, has more than you can ask for.
While you may never want to leave the beach, there are lots of water activities you can experience there, including: snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayaking, kite boarding, sailing, stand up paddle boarding, jet skiing and even whale watching. Tour operators waiting to get you started.
The private islands of Parrot Cay, Pine Cay and Ambergris Cay offer luxury accommodation and service for the affluent. Accommodations range from private suites and villas on the award winning first-star island of Parrot Cay to private homes and The Meridian Club on the Awarded ‘Caribbean’s Leading Private Island Resort’ of Pine Cay or the all-inclusive luxury resort on Ambergris Cay.
These islands offer the most captivating and flawless romantic settings for your special day. And yes, the best wedding planners are waiting to deliver the most stylish and elegant production that would amaze your family and friends and make it the best day of your life.
Marriage Requirements for Turks & Caicos
Requirements to obtain a marriage license in the Turks & Caicos Islands
- Photo identification: Passport
- Birth certificate
- From a certificate of no-impediment the registry, country/state where you reside
- Affidavit of single status (office will provide form)
- Divorce decree
- Death certificate (if widow or widower) and, copy of marriage certificate verifying the marriage between the deceased spouse and declarant
- Copy of legal status (work permit or immigration status)
- Two (2) declaration forms
- Application form for special license. (application form can be obtained from the registrar general’s office or from any marriage officer)
- Copy of TCI immigration arrival and departure stamp
- Visitors or tourist must be in the Turks and Caicos 48hours before submitting application
- Persons under the age of 21 years must have consent from parents or guardians
- Application fee: $250.00
- All copies of documents must be notarized and sealed
“(2A) Notwithstanding subsection (2) (b), the Governor may in respect of persons arriving in the Islands aboard a Cruise Ship intending that a marriage shall be solemnised between them in the Islands, grant a special license for a marriage to be solemnised between them the same day of their arrival in the Islands.” Cruise Ship passengers can now apply for a SPECIAL LICENSE from the Registrar General’s Office for a marriage here in Turks and Caicos Islands on the same day of arrival!
For further information please contact:
The Registrar General’s Office
Turks & Caicos islands
Note: Marriage Licenses are issued at the office of the Registrar in Providenciales. This office is open to the public Mondays to Fridays between the hours of 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please be advised that any Passports or documentation written other than in English should be translated in advance and notarized by the applicable consulate.
Cost of License: $250.00
Important Links for Turks & Caicos
To learn more about Turks and Caicos Islands, please see the important links below:
Entry Requirements for Turks and Caicos Islands
How to Get to Turks and Caicos Islands
Places to Stay in St. Turks and Caicos Islands
Things To Do in Turks and Caicos Islands
Tours and Excursions: https://turksandcaicostourism.com/tours-excursions-turks-caicos-islands-things-to-d/
Fishing Tours: https://turksandcaicostourism.com/fishing-turks-and-caicos-deep-sea-fishing/