Original documentation must be produced on the wedding day.
Documents not in English must be translated into English and duly stamped.
Religious wedding ceremonies can only take place between Mondays and Friday, and subject to the availability of the registrar. Ceremonies of this kind cannot take place on public holidays.
Couples need to be on the island for three working days prior to the ceremony. Note that most hotels require a minimum stay of seven nights.
Before the big day, a visit to Port Louis will be arranged to sign affidavits.
- Birth certificates.
- Christening certificates (for Christians).
- Morality certificates from each respective Parish priest, specifying that both parties are free to marry.
- Specification of religion. If parties are of different religions, the case must go to the Bishop.
Catholics wishing to get married in Mauritius should contact the:
Port Louis Dioceses
Tel: +230 208 3068
Fax: +230 208 6607
Places to get married