Contact Us

Address:

Registrar

High Court

Kingstown

 

Tel: 784 457 1220; 784 451 2944

Fax:  784 457 1888

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Local Persons

Each person applying for a marriage certificate needs to complete an application form.


Where to get the application form?

Forms can be obtained at the main office in Kingstown or district post offices and revenue offices throughout the country.   

Information required to obtain a marriage certificate:
  • Christian names and surname of bride
  • Christian names and surname of groom
  • Date of marriage 
  • Place of birth 
  • Name of applicant 
  • Identification number of applicant 
  • Address of applicant 
  • Contact number of applicant

ALL APPLICATION FORMS MUST BE CERTIFIED, CAN BE DONE BY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PERSONS:

  1. Justice of the Peace
  2. Notary Public
  3.  Magistrate
  4. Marriage Officer
  5. Lawyer/Solicitor
  6. Member of Parliament
  7. Police Officer of Gazetted Rank


Who can apply for a marriage certificate?

Anyone can apply for a marriage certificate for any other party. The identity of the applicant is stored in our database.


Where to obtain certificates?

Certificates can be obtained at the Civil Registry Department in Kingstown.


Cost for marriage certificate

Each marriage certificate cost EC $15.00 and are issued immediately


What is the procedure at the registry?

  • Complete the application form and have it certified, if you did not already do so.
  • Give application form to computer clerk.
  • Pay EC $15.00 at the cash desk when the application form is returned to you.
  • Collect certificate at the cash desk when your name is called.

Overseas persons

Applications are accepted in writing to the Registrar with the following information:

  • Name and surname of bride

  • Name and surname of groom

  • Date of marriage

  • Place of marriage

Further, a money order to cover the cost of the certificate (EC $15.00), and postage, should be included. The money order should be payable to "The Accountant General". Ensure that a return address is submitted.

(The certificate is printed on paper with several security features and a picturesque background highlighting the Amazona Guildingii.)

Address

Credit Union League Building,
Pauls Avenue,
Kingstown
Office Hours (M-F)
8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Court Hours (M-F)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Telephone
1 (784) 457-1091