Weddings in Mauritius- Legal Requirements

A wedding is a ceremony where two people are united in marriage. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes.

Weddings In Mauritius – Legal Requirements

Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of marriage vows by a couple, presentation of a gift (offering, rings, symbolic item, flowers, money, dress), and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure or celebrant.


Legal Requirements for Mauritius Weddings

Legal Requirements for Mauritius Weddings

Mauritius is the selected venue for darlings from all over the globe to hold their wedding ceremony.

Almost all nationalities of the world can have a legal wedding here on the beautiful paradise island of Mauritius.

Though it is not likely to avoid the legal paperwork, we do our level best to make sure you will finalize all the paperwork quickly and stress-free.

The most significant regarding the wedding paperwork is to make sure to bring with you all the originals of all the required documentation.

Which manuscripts do we need to provide?

At least eight weeks before your departure to Mauritius, our wedding coordinator should receive copies of all necessary documents (can be sent by email/post/fax).

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The manuscripts to be provided include:

A. 2 Copies of passports

B. 2 Copies of birth certificates

C. 2 passport photos each

D. Decree absolute (if divorced)

E. Deed Poll (if the name has changed)

F. Death Certificate and previous marriage certificate if widowed

G. Non-English documentation must be translated into English and duly stamped

H. French passport holders and citizens of other countries need to submit their documentation to us 3 months prior to their arrival in Mauritius

Are weddings in Mauritius legal?

A marriage performed in Mauritius is legally recognized by British Law. The civil ceremony is similar to any British Registry Office ceremony.

What are the types of civil marriage in Mauritius?

There are three regimes of marriage in Mauritius: a legal community of goods, the regime of separation of goods and a marriage settlement embodied in a notarial deed (most commonly known as a prenup contract or marriage contract).