Required Documentation For Bride And Groom
- Tourist card (you will get them at your arrival to the
- If bride or groom is divorced they should bring the
original Birth Certificates with the stamp (Le Apostille)
of the Registry of your Country. This document should be
translated into Spanish and the cost is $50.00 USD +10%
tax per each birth certificate, translation must be done
here in Mexico, otherwise will not be valid.
- If Bride is divorced we will need copy of the Final Divorce
Decree with the stamp (Le Apostille) of the Registry of your
Country. This document should be translated into Spanish
and the cost is $50.00 USD+ 10% tax per page, translation
must be done here in Mexico, otherwise will not be valid.
- Valid Passports (This is essential, otherwise the wedding
cannot be performed).
- The blood tests are taken in México; they are not valid if it
is taken elsewhere. To be considered valid the test should
not be taken more than 14 days prior to the ceremony. The
blood will be tested for HIV, RPR (sexually transmitted
diseases) and blood type. The results will be ready in 24
hours together with a certificate of the blood test and
the charge will be $250 USD+ 10% tax per couple to be paid
directly to the doctor in cash the day when test is taken
- Another fee that you should consider the Judge’s
transportation , they usually perform the civil ceremony
in their office however is flexible to come to the resort if
transportation is provided, the round trip from the city
is $50 USD , this should be paid directly to the judge the
wedding date or you can arrange this in advance through
the wedding coordinator.
- The names, addresses, nationalities, ages, occupation,
relationship, copy of a tourist card and a valid identification
of the 4 witnesses. The Wedding Coordinator will request
this information at the moment of the reservation of the
- The Marriage Certificate is only valid in México. You should
bring your certificate to the court house in your country
to register the marriage and make it valid in you country.
- Bride, Groom and four witnesses must arrive 4 full
business days prior to the wedding day (Mexican holidays,
day of arrival, Saturdays and Sundays do not count).
Symbolic and non-legal ceremonies allow flexibility for
arrival date. Please speak with the wedding coordinator
to discuss requirements.
* NEW LEGAL REQUIREMENT! Special Certificate (CIR). Please send 2 months prior the wedding scanned copies of the bride and groom's passport and birth certificates to request a NON marriage letter by Quintana Roo State. This letter certifies the couple does not have a previous marriage registered in the State of Quintana Roo. This Certification letter has an additional fee. Please check with the wedding coordinator for details.
If someone is divorced, they must send a scanned copy of the Divorce Decree & Birth Certificate Apostil , so the resort can send it to be translated in Spanish by a certified translator in Mexico.