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Fijian Weddings and Vow Renewals

Fiji weddings


Some of our clients are choose to begin their lives together by getting married in one of the most romantic and exotic settings imaginable. Weddings performed in Fiji are legally binding in the United States (and most other countries), are fantastically romantic, and truly memorable.. The possibilities abound for your ceremony, with backdrops from exquisite waterfalls in verdant rainforests to stunning cliff-top ocean vistas and even underwater ceremonies shared with your favorite marine witnesses. While these less usual and fascinating options are desired by the adventurous, most couples opt for the enchanting beauty of one of Fiji's many resorts. Ceremonies can be tailored for you to be private and simple or include as large a wedding party and as many guests as you like.


Different resorts offer a myriad of choices, but one thing is certain - a wedding or vow renewal in Fiji will be marvelously romantic, and a vivid memory throughout your lives.


Fiji weddings
Image by William Campbell / Proshots Fiji Ltd.
Fiji weddignsImage by Stu & Malia / Fiji Wedding Photographers


Among the many choices you have for customizing your special day, here are some things that you might want to include:


  • Fijian Minister or Justice of the Peace
  • Culturally based ceremonies with traditional
  • Salusalus (flower garlands)
  • Traditional Kava Ceremony
  • Wedding Cake
  • Bouquet (exotic wild flowers) or more Extensive Floral Decorations (orchids and other tropical flowers)
  • Traditional Fijian Bilibili (sea raft)
  • Traditional Fijian Warrior Escorts
  • Fijian Choir
  • Traditional Fijian Meke (Dance)
  • Wedding Feast
  • Photography or video packages. (Links to William Campbell / Proshots Fiji Ltd. and Stu & Malia Photographers here)

  • If you have any special requests, let us know and we'll see if they can be included in your ceremony!


    Fiji weddings
    Image by William Campbell / Proshots Fiji Ltd.
    Fiji weddings
    Image by Stu & Malia / Fiji Wedding Photographers
    Fiji weddings
    Image by William Campbell / Proshots Fiji Ltd.

    Here is some additional information pertaining to Fijian weddings: All foreign marriage applicants that visit Fiji as bona fide tourists from Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, Canada and European countries are to be exempted from the marriage requirement of producing single status certificates.


    Fiji weddings
    Image by William Campbell / Proshots Fiji Ltd.
    Fiji weddings
    Image by William Campbell / Proshots Fiji Ltd.
    Fiji weddings
    Image by Stu & Malia / Fiji Wedding Photographers

    APPLICATION INFORMATION FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE


    Overseas visitors intending to get married in Fiji are required by law to obtain and sign a marriage license (in Fiji) from the nearest marriage registry prior to the marriage ceremony. It is important that the marriage parties must provide the following personal papers to the registry for verification purposes at least two weeks before the wedding (this can be done though our office or your resort). Original Birth certificate for both the Bride and Groom Current passports Divorce Papers (If divorced) Death certificate if previous spouse has died Certificate of Single Status (or) Certificate of no legal impediment is required to be produced - this is a Statutory Declaration signed by a Justice of Peace or Notary Public or Solicitor to prove that the persons are not married (this declaration both applies to both a first or any subsequent marriage). These documents must also be brought with you to present when registering.


    Marriage Applicants from Japan must produce the KOSEKI-SHOUHON, to certify their personal details. Consent of the father, if one of the parties is under 21 years (or) mother if father is not living. The valid marriage ages in Fiji are 16 years old for females and 18 years for male. The presence and names are required of two witnesses who are 21 years of age and over. Marriage applicants from Asian countries including: China, Philippines, Pakistan, India, Korea must apply one month in advance and produce police clearance together with other translated personal documents.


    Fiji weddings
    Image by Stu & Malia / Fiji Wedding Photographers
    Fiji weddings
    Image by William Campbell / Proshots Fiji Ltd.