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Turks and Caicos Islands - Obtain Marriage License

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Procedure[edit]

  1. Gather all documents you will need to present or submit when you apply for a marriage license:
    1. Photo Identification / Passport ID
    2. Birth Certificate
    3. Certificate of No-Impediment, this can be obtained from the Registry, Country/State where the applicant resides
    4. If applicable: Divorce Decree, Death Certificate (if widow or widower) and, copy of Marriage Certificate verifying the marriage between the deceased Spouse and Declarant
    5. If applicable: Copy of TCI Immigration Arrival and Departure Stamp
    6. Persons under the age of 21 years must have consent from parents of guardians
  2. Applicants will asked to complete an Affidavit of Single Status (the Office will provide the form) and two Declaration Forms.
  3. Submit the completed forms together with all other required documents to the Registrar General's Office. The Office is under the Ministry of Border Control and Employment, you may use the contact information provided below to inquire which offices process marriage license applications.
  4. Pay the application fee.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • Photo Identification / Passport ID
  • Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of No-Impediment
  • Affidavit of Single Status (Office will provide form)
  • Divorce Decree (if applicable)
  • Death Certificate (if widow or widower) and, copy of Marriage Certificate verifying the marriage between the deceased Spouse and Declarant
  • 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)
  • If applicable: Copy of TCI Immigration Arrival and Departure Stamp
  • Persons under the age of 21 years must have consent from parents of guardians


Note: All copies of documents must be notarized and sealed



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Border Control and Employment


Grand Turk

Three Degrees Office Complex
Airport Road, Grand Turk
Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies

Office of the Minister and Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Border Control and Labour
Telephone: (649) 946-2801 Extn 40709
Fax: (649) 946-2885
Email: [email protected]

Registration and Citizenship
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 41702
Fax: 946-1394

One Stop Shop
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 10605, 10606
Fax: 946-2924


Providenciales

Sams Building
Down Town, Providenciales
Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies

Registration and Citizenship
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81438, 81440
Fax: 941-8847

One Stop Shop
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81444


South Caicos

Basden Hill, South Caicos
Tel: 946-3355
Fax: 946-3355


North Caicos

Paul Higgs Building
Bottle Creek, North Caicos
Tel: 946-7375
Fax: 946-7375



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Eligibility[edit]

For visitors and tourist: You must be in Turks and Caicos Islands 48 hours before submitting an application.



Fees[edit]

Application Fee: $250.00



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e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever



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Instructions[edit]

Ministry of Border Control and Employment

Ministry of Border Control and Employment has three Departments:

  1. Border Control and Enforcement;
  2. Employment Services; and
  3. Registration, Permanent Status and Citizenship.

These three Departments administer all decisions and actions under the Immigration Ordinance and Regulations; relevant sections of the Employment Ordinance; the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages Ordinance; relevant sections of the Marriage Ordinance and Adoption Ordinance; and relevant laws on oaths, deeds and debentures.

The Ministry has set up a single front office, the one stop shop. This is where all customers can go to for any query or application for any of the immigration, citizenship, registration or document services provided by the Ministry and its Departments.



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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.



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External Links[edit]

Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands - Website
Ministry of Border Control and Employment



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