Officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is a semi-autonomous territory of the United States. It is located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of the Virgin Islands. The territory is composed of an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands and keys.
Just a short flight from North, South, and Central America, Puerto Rico, one of the Caribbean's largest Islands, is ideal to host your wedding or honeymoon.
The activities are numerous including forest trekking, moonlit beach walks, watersports, dancing at the local night clubs, shopping and more.
Delight in the Island's cuisine which meshes modern favourites with classic, traditional offerings.
Puerto Rico provides world class resorts, some right on the beach others in secluded Island corners. Relax or live it up - everything is catered for.
- The average temperature in the winter is 83ºF and 85ºF in the summer
- The two official languages of Puerto Rico are English and Spanish.
- The official currency of Puerto Rico is the U.S. Dollar
NEED TO KNOW FACTS FOR MARRIAGE
- U.S. citizens only need valid picture ID for the airlines, however they do have to pass through customs. Non-US citizens must provide normal documents for entering the US including passports.
- You need to be on the Island 24 hours before the marriage for the wedding license which costs $100 and is valid for 90 days.
- You'll need visit the Marriage License Bureau to have all the documents authenticated.
- Under 18's need consent forms from the Registrars office.
- All documents must be notarized including a document certifying that neither party has been married before. Divorcees need their original final decree or a certified copy and widows will need a copy of the death certificate. If either party is a citizen or resident of a country other than the Puerto Rico, a declaration certifying that he or she is not married must be sworn before a Notary Public or other person authorized to administer paths in that country. This declaration must accompany the application.
- You will obtain a medical certificate from a physician in Puerto Rico (VDRL blood test required), such document will expire in 14 days
Laws do change and so we cannot guarantee that all information regarding rules, regulations, and marriage requirements at particular sites are completely accurate at the time of viewing. Before making marriage decisions on a particular destination, we highly recommend you speak with one of our wedding planners.