What do you need to get married in Mexico?

What paperwork do I need to get married in Mexico?

Necessary paperwork and documentation

Valid passports, as well as one copy of each person’s passport. Birth certificates. Your visitor’s permit, obtained at your port of entry or, if you’re resident in Mexico, a copy of your resident permit. Divorce Decree / Death Certificate, if applicable.

What does a US citizen need to get married in Mexico?

U.S. Citizens must have a valid Passport and their Tourist or Residence permits up to date with Mexican Immigration Authorities; you must also request from Mexican Immigration a marriage permit. Upon fulfillment of the above requirements, the marriage can be performed at the Civil Registry Office.

How much does it cost to get married in Mexico?

Mexico provides couples with ample opportunities to experience their dream wedding at a lower price. The average destination wedding in Mexico costs around $8,000 — an impressively low price compared to the U.S. average of $33,000.

Why do you need a blood test to get married in Mexico?

Every state in Mexico has its own laws regarding a health check, but here in Quintana Roo (where you will be if you are getting married on the beach anywhere between Cancun and Tulum), a standard blood test is required. Why? This is done to determine blood type, HIV and STD. And yes, it MUST be done here in Mexico.

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How many wives can you have in Mexico?

Two marriages: civil and religious

Only a civil marriage is recognized as legal in Mexico.

What happens if I marry someone in Mexico?

When you are married to a Mexican citizen, you are required to apply for the TR visa first. After two years, you can then become a Permanent Resident. There is an exception, if you are the parent of a child born in Mexico, you can apply for Permanent Residency right away.

How long does it take to get a marriage license in Mexico?

(Welcome to Mexico!) Expect to receive your legally recognized marriage certificate between 6 weeks to 4 months following your wedding in Mexico. *Note: Certain states will also require your marriage certificate to be translated into English to be recognized as legal.

Do I need to register my marriage in the US if I get married abroad?

The United States has no national registration of marriages, foreign or domestic. U.S. states recognize marriages performed in other states and in other countries. If your marriage was legally performed in the country or state where you got married, then the marriage is recognized in the United States.

Where is the cheapest place to have a destination wedding?

Best Cheap Destination Wedding Locations

  • Martinique.
  • Dominica.
  • Jamaica.
  • Costa Rica.
  • Tulum.
  • Cozumel.
  • Curacao.
  • Puerto Vallarta.

Is getting married in Mexico cheaper?

No, destination weddings in Mexico are cheaper. $5-7k for a destination wedding VS $35,329 is the average cost of a traditional wedding in the USA.