Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the legal age to marry in Fiji?
The legal age is below 75 years, otherwise written consent is required from parents with confirmation from a JP if under the age of 21 however the minimu age for males ia 18 years and 16 years for females, with the consent from their father (mother, in the event where father is deceased)
How much does the Marriage License cost?
Special license: F$20.25 A TAPA design marriage certificate is also cheap fake watches available for F$15.50 These costs may be included in your wedding package, however individual wedding packages vary from resort to resort. There may also be a charge for transfers to/from the Registrar’s Office.
3. How do I apply for a marriage license in Fiji?
Marriage Certificates are available from Head Office of the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Suva, the Divisional Registrar Offices either in Lautoka or Labasa or any of the District Offices in Fiji.
What documentation do I need to get married in Fiji?
You will need to take original copies of:
– birth certificates
– divorce papers (if previously married)
– death certificate of spouse if widowed
– a confirmatory letter of current marital status where the couple resides or a statutory declaration signed by a Justice of the Peace or Solicitor to prove he/she has not entered into a marriage before.
What is usually included in a wedding package?
Each Resort has its own wedding packages. Some will have a choice of a basic package right through to all the extras. Most Resorts will have a starting package and optional extras (eg. Bouquets for bridesmaids, hair and make-up etc).
What type of food and drink will be served?
Each Resort has wedding menus will have several choices to suit different budgets. Likewise, they often have drinks packages of varying prices. We can provide for your choice of Resort.
How many days should we arrive in Fiji before our wedding day?
We recommend allowing at least 3 working days in Fiji to finalise your preparations and obtain the marriage license. Remember to check on Public Holidays when planning your travel arrangements and allow an extra day if necessary. The Bridal couple must fax or email the legal documents to the Registrar’s Office two weeks prior to their arrival in Fiji.
What size group can Fiji Resort cater for?
Whatever size you have there is a Resort that can cater for you. From just yourself and your partner through to groups of more than 100 people we can advise on options for your group size.