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Leave behind the headaches of churches and pastors when you plan your wedding in Jamaica.

Do you want to to get married here from?

Yes, I do!

General Wedding Policies

The couple and 80% of their guests must stay at the same resort where the wedding will be performed. Only 20% of the total group can stay at another hotel chain. 
Wedding guests who are not staying at the resort must purchase a Day Pass. The cost of day passes ranges between $75.00 and $100.00 USD. *Prices subject to change.

Couples must respect the arrival date, they have to arrive at least two (2) full business days for symbolic/religious ceremony and three (3) full business days for a civil ceremony, prior the wedding date (not counting weekends, National Holidays and the arrival day). 
Weddings are not performed on Sundays & National holidays. 
Confirmed weddings cancelled within a month of the ceremony date or upon arrival to the hotel will be charged a cancellation fee of $250.00 USD. 

Maximum capacity of the Riu Palace Tropical Bay: 80 people

External vendors are allowed if they are staying at the Hotel where the wedding will be performed or if they pay a Vendor's Fee of $350.00 USD per person.

Documentation

FOR CIVIL & RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES:

The following documents must be sent to Jamaica, in English, at least 45 days prior to the ceremony:

-Notarized copies of Birth Certificate
-Notarized copies of Valid passports or driver's license. 
-Notarized copies of divorce papers (if apply)
-Notarized copies of death certificate (if apply)
-Notarized documents stating name changes (if apply)
-Notarized, written parental consents (if couple is under 21 years old)


FOR RENEWAL OF VOWS IN JAMAICA:

These ceremonies are a blessing, however, in Jamaica, you need to send us a photocopy of the Marriage Certificate at least 45 days prior the ceremony.

Please send the documents as follows:


Attention to: MICE DEPARTMENT

Address:

Hotel Riu Palace Tropical Bay
Norman Manley Blvd
Negril, Hanover
Jamaica, West Indies


 

    Marriage certificate

    • For Civil & Religious Ceremonies::

      The marriage certificate will be issued in English and sent to the couple between two and four months after the wedding date.

      We suggest that once you have received the Original Marriage Certificate you should take it to your City Hall or Registry´s Office to let your government know your legal status.

    • Important: Please verify the procedure to follow in order to legalize your marriage in your home country, due  sometimes an apostille it's required.  If you need your marriage certificate with apostille, please note that you will need to cover the amount for this service prior to your departure.* Riu Hotels and Resorts is not responsible for this legal procedure.
    • For Renewal of Vows: : The couple will receive a marriage certificate without legal bearing on the wedding day.
    • Important: All weddings at Riu properties in Jamaica are subject to mandatory payment of Judge/Minister and documentation fees which is established by the local government, this payment will be made at the reception of the Riu Hotel where the wedding will be performed, this applies even if you're traveling with a Minister of your own, as this is established by law in Jamaica. All Riu wedding packages prices are pre-established therefore can not be modified or waived.

    Do you want to to get married here from ?

    Yes, I do!

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