• St Maarten Weddings
There are many different ways to get married on Sint marten/Saint Martin.
Whether a cozy beach wedding, luxurious sailboat or cruise-ship wedding or extravagant Villa wedding, the possibilities are abundant!
If you are getting married at the Dutch side of Sint Maarten the following documents are required:
  • A long version birth certificate not older than 3 years
  • Declaration of material status not older than 3 months – single couples must present a letter from the Viral Statistics Office which states that they have never been married before. 
  • If Widow(er) a death certificate
  • If divorced, a divorce certificate or final judgment decree
  • Passport copies
Witnesses – If the wedding is performed at the Marriage Hall, minimum 2 and maximum 4 witnesses are required. Outside the Marriage Hall, 6 witnesses are required.  Witnesses must be 18 years or older and can be provided by ‘Sint Maarten Weddings’ if none are available from the bridal party.

All documents have to be originals and should be in the possession of the wedding planner no later than two months prior to the actual wedding date.
All US documents require an ‘Apostille Stamp’ from the Secretary of State.
All Canadian documents require an ‘Authentication Stamp’ from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a ‘Legalization Stamp’ from the Dutch Consulate in Canada.
All documents must be uploaded in our request form for verification, before sending us your originals.
We highly recommend to use DHL, FeDEX or UPS or a similar courier service when sending us your official documents. Regular mail takes up to 6 weeks with no guarantee of arriving safely.
Documents will be returned to the couple together with the marriage certificate.

If you are getting officially married under the Laws of Sint Maarten, Sint Maarten Weddings will provide:
3 translated copies of your Marriage License.
Each Marriage License that you have received from us has an Apostille Stamp at the rear. The Apostille Stamp signifies that your Marriage License has been legalized under the terms of the “1961 The Hague Convention”

In order to register you Marriage License in your Country or State please follow the steps below:
  • Please submit a copy of the Marriage License to the Vital Statistic Office/ Vital Records.
  • Contact the department of motor vehicles for a new driver's license. Please ask in advance which documents you'll need to bring in order to certify the validity of your name change.
  • Request a new Social Security card or cards reflecting the name change.
  • Obtain and complete a Passport Amendment/Validation Application.
  • Change your name on your car registration, with your insurance and mortgage companies, and with your frequent-flier programs.
  • Contact the post office, utility companies and registrar of voters. 
We hope to have been of service to you and thank you once again for choosing Sint Maarten Weddings by Kaya Events. 
We wish you all the best in your new life together!

About Us

Sint Maarten weddings by Kaya Events is a full service wedding and event planning company based in Sint Maarten.

Our team of experienced wedding planners will guide you through all the steps towards that ‘once in a lifetime fairy tale wedding’. We handle the legal paperwork, vendor payments, decorations, catering, photography, make-up, hairdresser, entertainment, flowers and anything else to make your day special and memorable. 

We solve problems you didn't even know you had!

Contact Us

Our team of professionals will be happy to answer all your questions!
Contact us for a free quotation or any questions you might have.

Our local Office:
Plaza del Lago suite #5 
Welfare Road #3, Colebay 
Sint Maarten 

Phone : + 1 (721) 554 3389
US#:  + 1 (954) 903 0661

Email : info@sintmaartenweddings.com

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