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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.



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)


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:



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


    Marriage certificate

    • For Civil & Religious weddings: The Marriage Certificate will be sent to the couple three to four months after the wedding.Once you receive it, we suggest you take it to your Government’s City Hall to update your civil status.
    • Important:
      As each country has specific requirements, we would recommend you to contact your respective Embassy or Consulate in order to get the complete information regarding the procedure that you have to follow in order to legalize your Marriage Certificate in your country. * Riu Hotels and Resorts is not responsible of this legal procedure.
    • For Symbolic weddings & Renewal of Vows: The couple will receive a marriage certificate without legal bearing on the wedding date.

    Do you want to to get married here from ?

    Yes, I do!

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