Marriage Requirements – Mexico
Marriage in Mexico is becoming very popular because it has some excellent locations to get married alongside some picture perfect scenarios. From golden beaches with turquoise waters, to old colonial cities with their charm, old buildings, cobbled streets domes and archways.
Mexico is becoming increasingly popular as a destination for American and Canadians to get married, and given the opportunity to get married surrounded by stunning scenery, it’s not hard to see why!
If you want to get married in Mexico, there is nothing legal or technical stopping you from doing so; but you will need to plan ahead and get a few documents together, fill in a few forms and pay a few fees. This simple guide will help you through it all!
Clients frequently ask me for information about legal and symbolic ceremonies in Mexico. The following requirements are for legal marriages. Same-Sex legal ceremonies are accepted.
*Valid passports & certified copies of your birth certificates
*Blood Tests are required, but they can be done at the resort. Please work with your wedding coordinator to arrange this.
*Cost of blood test $200 USD per couple
*A marriage application form is needed. Your wedding coordinator will send you this form to complete 15 days prior to the wedding.
*Witnesses: 4 witnesses need to be present at the legal ceremony, and they must have valid a passport and to have arrived at the destination at least 3 business days prior to the wedding.
*Witnesses can be provided for a tip of $10 USD
*If you are planning a symbolic ceremony you will simply need valid passports and to have arrive 3 business days in advance of the ceremony. *Valid passports *Arrive 3 business days in advance of the ceremony. *Contact your wedding coordinator for more details. And, if you are ready to start talking about planning a Destination Wedding, be sure to contact me for help with questions about destinations, all-inclusive resorts, special offers and pricing, group benefits, and so much more! I’ll help guide you through this process with the greatest of ease. My resort and industry knowledge, experience, and site visits of resorts will be an asset to you and your companion. I wold love to talk to you about your Dream! Susan Susan@GoTravelStl.com