Here's what you need to know and what documents to bring with you before you apply for a Mexico marriage license.
We recommend getting this legal aspect of your wedding out of the way about a month before your wedding date.
Congratulations and much happiness as you begin your lifetime journey together!
ID Requirements in Mexico:
Some of the states require a certified copy of your birth certificates,that has been translated into Spanish and confirmed by your own country.
The documents will be kept, so don't bring originals.
Residency Requirement in Mexico:
Waiting Period in Mexico:
It generally takes at least 3 (three) working days to have your paperwork and documents processed.
Under 18:Parental consent is required if either of you is under 18.
Fees in Mexico:It will cost you approximately $200 (US Funds) to get married in Mexico.
Same Sex Marriages:Two areas of Mexico, the state of Coahuuila and Mexico City, have civil union laws that give same-sex couples many of the social and legal benefits of heterosexual marriage in Mexico.
More Information:Mexican Tourism Board
Phone: 800-446-3942 or 212-755-7261
Mexico State Government Information:
PLEASE NOTE:Marriage license requirements often change. The above information is for guidance only and should not be regarded as legal advice.
It is important that you verify all information with the local marriage license office before making any wedding or travel plans.
Please notify us of any oversights or errors.