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.
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.
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.
Marriage License Application
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