Marriage Requirements for St. Maarten

Residency Requirement: 10 days

Necessary Documents: Passports; original, "apostillized" birth certificates and two photo IDs; if applicable, "apostillized" proof of divorce or death certificates of former spouse/s; names of parents, maiden names of mother, place and dates of birth

Note: Requests must be made 14 days in advance. You must be at least 21 years of age to marry in St. Maarten and divorced women may not marry until 306 days have passed since getting their divorce finalized. The French side of the island, St. Martin, has prohibitive residency requirements.

For More Info: Office of Civil Registry, (011) 5995-22457

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