Here are the all the details we have for Barbados:
Barbados High Commission
1 Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3ND
Tel: (020) 7631 4975
Open Mon-Fri: 0930-1730
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:
|+ ||Statutory Declarations|
|Certificate of No Impediment, stamped and sealed by a solicitor or Notary Public. Valid for 3 months from date of issue.|
|+ ||Birth Certificate|
|Full birth certificate of both bride and groom required.|
|+ ||Decree Absolute|
|If divorced, provide with a court stamp. An additional copy is usually required.|
Plus one certified copy.
|+ ||Spouse's Death Certificate|
|If widowed, former spouse's Death Certificate and previous Marriage Certificate.|
With a copy.
|+ ||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 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.
|+ ||Return Tickets|
|Return tickets back home.|
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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