Written parental consents Notarized (Notarized Document under 18 years)
WEDO is an agency that works the Dominican Consulate and they legalize the documents of our customers. They have one office in Houston and Santo Domingo. You will be able to contact them at www.wedo.com.do
- The above documentation must be send by e-mail to the on site wedding coordinator in PDF files at: firstname.lastname@example.org at least one month before your arrival date.
- Please bring all your original documents in their original language and their translations in Spanish language to the on site wedding coordinator at your personal interview.
For Civil Ceremonies you will need 1 witness for the Bride and 1 witness for the Groom. Relatives can not be witnesses, sister, brothers, parents, etc. Only persons whom know the couple.
In the Dominican Republic, men can remarried a day after they receive the Divorce Certificate. Women need to wait 10 months after they received the Divorce Certificate.
We require specific documentation. For more information, please contact us at: email@example.com
If the bride or the groom own the Nationality of the country where the wedding will be performed, they need to notify this information in advance to us due these type of marriages need to follow different legal requirements.
IMPORTANT: Please take in consideration that all Ceremonies (Civil & Symbolic) are perform in Spanish language by the Judge / Minister; while he performs his/her speech the onsite wedding coordinator will translated it to English.
The newlyweds will receive the Marriage Certificate within 4 to 5 months at their home as this is the time needed by the Government of Dominican Republic.
Your Marriage certificate will be issued in Spanish as you are getting married in the Dominican Republic. When you receive these document you should translate it to English and go to your City Hall to legalize your marriage status.
*Riu Hotels & Resorts is not responsible of this legal procedure or time established by the local government.
Please verify the procedure that you'll have to follow, in order to legalize your marriage in your home country prior your trip, as sometimes an apostille is required. If you need to Apostille your Marriage Certificate, please be advised that you'll have to cover the amount of this service before you leave the country.
*Riu Hotels & Resorts is not responsible of this legal procedure.
The Certificate will take about 4 to 5 months to be delivered at your home address.
*Riu Hotels & Resorts is not responsible of this legal procedure or time established by the local Church.
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