Getting Married on St. John, Virgin Islands

Does your dream wedding take place on a secluded beach? How about at sunset with steel pan music playing? Or perhaps on a sailboat! Whatever your tropical dream wedding entails, it can be arranged on St. John. Ceremonies can be elaborate or simple. Perhaps you’d like to have your wedding at Annaberg Plantation, Hawksnest Beach or a gazebo overlooking the beach. St. John provides a truly amazing location for saying “I do”. Spend your honeymoon on St. John in a private villa or be pampered at a resort.

  • Island Style Weddings

    The Caribbean has captured your heart! Sugar white sand, tranquil breezes and turquoise waters are calling you. We are here to guide you, partner with you and to share all of our island expertise. We want to design the perfect Caribbean celebration that reflects your style and personality. Your Island Style Wedding is your first statement as a married couple. Let us help you make your vision a reality. This is your day and we would be honored to be a part of it.

  • Crown Images

    Sage Hammond specializes in destination weddings and is based in the Virgin Islands. She has quickly become one of the most sought after professional photographers in her region. Sage has a vibrant contemporary fine art approach to wedding photography that gives her images a unique look. Please visit her website for additional information and rates.

  • Honeymoon Beach Weddings & Wedding Parties

  • Honeymoon Beach Weddings & Wedding Parties

    Honeymoon Beach is St John's premier beach destination your wedding party will never forget! Caneel Bay Resorts wedding planners coordinate with Virgin Islands Ecotours to arrange an unforgettable wedding bash with beach rental, ordained minister, tented bar, a kayak filled with ice and beer, live music, BBQ lunch, homemade gelato ice cream, beach attendants, hammocks, restrooms, gift shop, picnic tables, beach games, lots of shade and all day beach fun with lounge chairs, multi person party floats, kayaks, SUP and snorkel gear for everyone! Plan the best for your friends and family for groups up to 250! Call Virgin Island Ecotours for more information.

  • Mathayom Private Chefs ~ St. John Catering

    Whether your wedding or banquet is formal, casual, assisted, family style, cocktail, or buffet we will work with you to make your special function memorable for every guest. We can do Asian, Caribbean, Italian, Vegetarian or a menu theme based around your party. Our most common requests are for our Caribbean Beach BBQ and our Island Fancy Menu. Enjoy them as they are or alter them to suit your individual needs. Equipment rentals are also available for a smooth all-inclusive dining experience. For more information visit our website or contact us by phone or email.

  • Island Bliss Weddings

    One of the most innovative wedding planning services in the US Virgin Islands, Island Bliss Weddings has helped couples plan intimate ceremonies for those that wish to elope to elegant wedding weekends for those that want to celebrate with all their family & friends in our beautiful tropical islands. We understand it can be a little stressful to plan from so far away, it is our goal to make sure that our couples arrive without a worry in their heads! We take care of each detail and make sure your day is executed flawlessly, so you all you have to do is enjoy your time in the islands and begin your new lives together with a heart full of love and smiles.

  • Ceremonies of St. John

    Congratulations on your engagement! Say, "I Do" on a pristine white beach, in plantation ruins, in a luxury villa, on a private yacht, or in one of the oldest churches in the Caribbean. Our staff has years of experience in planning unique island weddings. Ceremonies of St John is the first wedding planning company located on St. John. We know you have a unique expression of your love and we are here to convey your vision. Consider us your friend on St. John and allow us to design your special day.

Wedding Consultants

A wedding consultant based in the Virgin Islands is your best resource for planning your wedding. Whether the consultant is affiliated with a hotel or is in private business their knowledge of island weddings will make everything so much easier for you. Hotel packages might run anywhere from $550 up to $3000+. Prices depend on the package and can include the basics; a great location and the minister or can include bouquets, cake, photographer, champagne, limo, crystal flutes, videographer and live music.

Private consultants can arrange your wedding basically anywhere you choose but often will suggest the areas that are best suited for such an event. Packages can be basic to elaborate with prices around $300 and up. A consultant can take care of everything for you; processing the license, getting a great photographer, flowers, cake, caterers, transportation and if necessary even witnesses! They will insure that your day is extra special, just the way it should be!

The Virgin Islands are perfect for anniversaries and renewing vows! Consultants can plan these events as well and make it extra special for just the two of you or for the whole family. Contact a local wedding consultant and start planning your island dream wedding or vow renewal.

If you are planning to arrange the wedding yourself you will find wedding license information for the USVI below.

The marriage license application fee is $200 ($100 for application fee and $100 for the license). There is an 8 day waiting and processing period, which can be waived depending on circumstances. The application is good for 1 year. Court marriages in front of a judge are performed on weekdays by appointment and will cost around $200. Religious ceremonies should be arranged directly with church officials. If either party has been divorced, a certified copy of the divorce decree must be presented. If you are requesting a marriage license through the mail, without the help of a local wedding consultant you will have to pick up the license yourself on arrival. This can only be done of regular business days.

St. Thomas /St. John

Superior Court of the Virgin Islands
P.O. Box 70
St. Thomas, USVI 00804
Telephone: (340)774-6680

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