Antigua & Barbuda
Here are the all the details we have for Antigua & Barbuda:
High Commission for Antigua and Barbuda
15 Thayer Street
London W1U 3JT
Tel: (020) 7486 7073
Open 0930-1230 / 1330-1500
Source: Foreign Embassies in the UK at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office web site.
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To get married in this country you will need to bring your original documents and photocopies thereof. English is an official language of this country, so you will probably not need a translation of the following documents to get married:
|+ ||Birth Certificate|
|Full birth certificate of both bride and groom required.|
|If never previously married, an Affidavit certifying single status.|
Obtained in Antigua from authorised solicitor.
|+ ||Decree Absolute|
|If divorced, provide with a court stamp. An additional copy is usually required.|
With court stamp.
|+ ||Spouse's Death Certificate|
|If widowed, former spouse's Death Certificate and previous Marriage Certificate.|
Death Certificate of former spouse and previous Marriage Certificate.
|+ ||Proof of Change of Name|
|Proof that has been stamped and signed by a solicitor is required if either party has changed their name by deed poll or statutory declaration. This also applies if a previously married woman has reverted to using her maiden name.|
|+ ||Adoption Certificate|
|If either party was adopted, adoption certificate is required.|
Other details required for legal statements include:
|+ ||Full Names|
|Bride and groom's full names.|
|Bride and groom's full addresses.|
|Bride and groom's occupations.|
|Bride and groom's religions.|
|+ ||Full Names|
|Full names of parents if not on Birth Certificate.|
Full names of both sets of parents (if not on Birth Certificates).
|Full addresses of parents if not on Birth Certificate.|
|Minimum residency period, excluding day of arrival, in working days.|
|Valid 10-year passport of both bride and groom required.|
|+ ||Parental Consent|
|Notarised Statutory Declaration or Affidavit. Required if under 18, unless otherwise stated.|
If under 18, in the form of a signed and stamped declaration from a solicitor.
Marriages abroad are recognised by UK law only if they were were conducted in accordance with the local law of the country - although it cannot be registered at a UK register office. If there is any doubt about the legality, contact the Home Office before making any arrangements.
Seek advice from your GP in case you require any vaccinations or medical advice at least 3 months before departure date.
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