Fish Tobago Guesthouse 

Telephone: +1(868)-309-0062

E-mail: fishtobago1@gmail.com
​Adress: Buccoo Point 26A, Buccoo 

Marriage Requirements

The amended Marriage Act of 1996 makes it possible for non-resident couples to get married in as little as three days with a Special Marriage Licence. To acquire a special license you must meet the following requirements.

  • Both parties must be non-residents of Trinidad and Tobago.

  • They must reside in this country three days before getting married.

  • If divorced, the original or notarized copy of decree absolute must be presented.

  • If widowed, please bring the original death certificate.

  • Proof of name change where name differs of documents.

  • Persons under the age of 18 must have documented consent from a parent or legal guardian.

  • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified English translations.


The licence costs US$55 (TT$337.50) and the fee must be paid in cash at the Inland Revenue Department, Scarborough.

Find out more at The Tobago House of Assembly’s Department of Tourism (http://www.visittobago.gov.tt)

For further information on creating the picture perfect wedding and unforgettable honeymoon,
Contact: Ms. Afiya Holder
The Department of Tourism,
12 Sangster’s Hill, Scarborough, Tobago.
Email: contact@visittobago.gov.tt
Tel: 1 868 639 2125; 1 868 639 4636
Fax: 1 868 635 1337

Photography, transportation, catering and gifts

Wedding Photographers in Tobago

Brandon Bruce
www.buccobeach.com
1-868-309-0062

Josephine Berment
1-868-792-6279

Michael Sankar
www.michaelsankarphotography.com
1-868-765-1288

With unspoiled beaches, colourful reefs, pristine rainforest, historic forts and quaint hotels, Tobago offers countless possibilities for romantic weddings and delightful honeymoons.

From the historical Ole Time Tobago wedding procession to traditional nuptials or an underwater exchange of vows, the island offers the perfect ambience for your dream wedding.

Many of Tobago’s hotels specialise in wedding packages and the island’s event planners can help with arrangements or plan your wedding from beginning to end. Type your paragraph here.

Things you need to get married in Tobago

  • Your passport for the tax office visit

  • Your birth certificate

  • Your divorce papers (if appropriate)

  • Be resident in Tobago for three days before the ceremony

  • All visitors must have a valid return ticket to enter Tobago


Cost of wedding

  • Organisation of wedding ceremony $3,000.00 TT

  • Minister $2,000.00 TT

  • Registration fee  $350.00 TT

Total $5,950.00 TT


Here is a list of documents which are needed (to be mailed in advance for same day marriages):

  • Passport

  • Birth Certificate

  • Decree Absolute (if one of the parties is divorced)

  • In the case of a widow/widower a Death Certificate of first spouse is required

  • If a name has been changed a Deed Poll is required

  • If one of the parties is under the age of 18, evidence of a consent of parents is required
    in the form of a sworn affidavit stamped by a Notary Public

  • If any required documents are not in English, an authenticated translation must be available

Weddings & Honeymoons