Fiji Islands Weddings and Honeymoons
The romance of the tropics... Fiji has long been a favourite destination for honeymooners and couples and it's becoming increasingly popular for weddings or the re-affirming of vows. It's very simple and cost effective to arrange a wedding in Fiji, and we can do all the leg-work for you.
You can choose from modern international resorts or smaller more intimate islands because this tropical paradise has a resort just right for you. Some resorts will help you arrange your wedding either in traditional Fijian style or the white wedding of your dreams.
Whatever your plans, come and discover why Fijians are the world's best hosts and dive into Fiji for a wedding and honeymoon that you'll never forget. The Fiji people are so warm and friendly that no matter what resort you stay at you will feel like family by the time you leave.
Need a place to stay while on your honeymoon? Check out our Fiji Honeymoons and Packages.
You will need to bring with you:
1. Original Birth Certificate
The couple must provide the following personal documents to the registrar for verification purposes at least two weeks before the wedding.
2. Valid Passports
3. Divorce Papers, if applicable
4. Death certificate if previous spouse is deceased.
A certificate of Single Status or certificate of no Legal Impediment must be produced ONLY IF
- Marriage between a Fiji citizen and a foreign citizen.
- Marriage by former citizens of Fiji
- Marriage between foreign citizens residing in Fiji
Marriage licenses can also be obtained from district offices in main towns (Nadi, Sigatoka, Rakiraki, Savusavu, Taveuni etc.) however all queries are to be directed to the registrar offices detailed below.
Registrar Generals Office
Ground Floor, Suvavou House
Victoria Parade, Suva
Telephone (679) 3315 280 / 3308 600
Facsimile (679) 3303 676
Contact Ms.Lolohea Baro
Divisional Registrar Lautoka
Crown Law Office, 1st Floor
Rogorogoivude House, Lautoka
Telephone/Facsimile (679) 666 5132
Contact Mr. Viliame Kubanameca
Divisional Registrar Northern
Namuka House, Labasa
Telephone (679) 881 247
Facsimile (679) 881 4181
Contact Mr. Iosefo Rabeka
Registration offices are open between 9.00am and 3.00pm Monday through Friday. Registration formalities take about 20 minutes and should be completed at least 36 hours prior to the wedding date.
The fee is approximately FJD$20.00 and the license is valid for 21 days.
All ministers in Fiji belong to a certain church there are no nondenominational ministers. For Catholic weddings the requirements include a letter of Freedom sent well in advance, approximately 2-3 months out, to the Fijian Priest along with the Baptism Certificate. Your normal pre-wedding studies must be completed with a letter from your priest.
The current marriage fees are shown here below in Fijian currency. Payment should be made in cash or postal money order made payable to the Registrar General.
Application for special license F$20.25
Marriage officiated in the Registry (including normal standard marriage certificate) F$22.50
Marriage officiated by the Registrar or District Registrar after official working hours F$30.68
Working hours are from 8.00am to 3.00pm Mondays to Friday and closed on weekends and public holidays.
Traditional Fijian design Marriage certificate F$15.34
Standard Certificate F$5.63
(Inclusive of Fiji Government taxes and subject to change. Rates are valid as at 1st January 2010)
* Please note some of these fees and costs above may already included in the wedding package you select.
The Legal age of consent to marry is 18 years for both male and female.
Marriage Officers both religious and civil marriage celebrant are available. Arrangements may be undertaken for couples to bring their own celebrant to participate in the vows and the blessing of the ring but the local celebrant will solemnize the marriage and sign the marriage certificate.
All registered marriage certificate will be forwarded to the Foreign Affairs office to obtain an Apostille seal to authenticate that the marriage is legal and be recognized in foreign countries.
Fiji Wedding Locations
All properties listed below offer Wedding Packages available to book through Travel Online, please see the property page for further details.
Liku Liku Lagoon Fiji
Likuliku Lagoon Resort is the perfect location to celebrate a wedding, honeymoon, renewal of vows or anniversary. Likuliku can customise the occasion to accommodate any special needs or individual wishes of the wedding couple and include a choice of romantic ceremony locations such as the beach at sunset or on the deck of the horizon-edge pool. For prices on the wedding packages please use Instant Quote.
Lomani Island Resort Fiji
Lomani Island Resort endeavours to provide you with an unforgettable experience filled with romance and treasured memories. You will have the choice of a simple intimate wedding or a more elaborate ceremony complete with Fijian warriors and a full church choir. To compare packages and prices, please click on Instant Quote.
Malolo Island Fiji
Set in Fiji's popular 'Mamanuca' archipelago amongst pristine waters, Malolo Island is the perfect tropical background for the most special of all days. Malolo weddings can be customised to accommodate any special needs or individual wishes of the wedding couple and include a choice of romantic ceremony locations such as the beach at sunset or amongst the tropical gardens. For prices on wedding packages please use Instant Quote.
At Mana guests have the choice of 3 beaches for their beach wedding or Mana's beautiful Wedding Chapel for your special ceremony.
Musket Cove is the perfect location for your Fijian escape and unique island wedding. Azure crystal clear water as far as the eye can see, fresh frangipanis in abundance and 12 kms of white untouched sandy beaches... where else would you want to be married?
Musket Cove offers a wedding co-ordinator service to help you plan every details of your special day. Choice of location for the wedding ceremony...in the gardens, at sunset on Ratu Nemani or Smith Island, at the marina, on the jetty, on a yacht, or anywhere on or about the resort that appeals. Whether you have a wedding party of two or one hundred, a choice of catering arrangements and locations is on offer. There's silver table service under the stars, on the terrace or in the garden beside the restaurant, Dick's Place. Complimentary floral decoration of the ceremony area and use of the Ratu Nemani Island bar as a function venue is available. All weddings performed in Fiji are legally binding and marriage licences are easily arranged.
The Naviti Resort
The Naviti resort located on absolute beachfront and surrounded with lush vegetation, is truly a tropical paradie. The Naviti Resort Fiji has designed a basic wedding package to combine the most essential requirements for any style or size ceremony. The Naviti Resort's Wedding Co-ordinator will meet with you to discuss specific needs or individual wishes and include your choice of romantic ceremony locations such as the beach at sunset, courtyard setting and lobby decking with water fountain backdrop. For Wedding Package rates please use Instant Quote.
Outrigger on the Lagoon
Romantic Wedding Package "Genuine Fijian warmth and hospitality at the Outrigger on the Lagoon, Fiji - a magical and memorable way to start life together. Tall palms set amongst lush tropical perfumed gardens, provide the perfect venue for this special occasion. Guests can choose from a fragrant garden setting or beachside beneath the swaying palms with an evocative backdrop of the crystal clear blue Pacific Ocean" The Newly opened Bure Ni Loloma Wedding Chapel is set on top of a mountain , with 40km spectacular views over the South Pacific.
Plantation Island Resort
Your wedding is a once in a lifetime occasion. Plantation Island Resort offers a variety of locations and arrangements to choose from. Plantation Island is ideal setting for weddings, and caters for small or large groups.
Sheraton Fiji, Sheraton Denarau and The Westin
Stunningly set on the palm - fringed waterfront of picturesque Denarau Island, Sheraton Fiji, Sheraton Denarau Villas and the Westin provide the ideal venue choices for your special day. The resorts offer a range of packages to choose from to celebrate your romance.
For the quintessential Fijian experience with all the romantic trimmings, Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa is the ultimate wedding and honeymooners' delight. Prefer a simple barefoot beach ceremony for two? Personalised ceremonies and receptions can be tailored especially for you. Alternatively, Sofitel also offer a private chapel service beachside and a range of elegant wedding packages.
Taveuni Palms Resort
Taveuni Palms is the ultimate place to celebrate the most important day of your life! The resort has it all for the perfect wedding; a stunning ambiance, a dramatice setting on a golden sand beach framed in turquoise waters, unsurpassed attention to detail, world renowned luxury and service.Taveuni Palms also has a director of romance who will work closely with you to plan every detail and create the ceremony of your dreams.
Taunovo Bay Resort and Spa is a unique destination for your romantic wedding, where you will experience luxury, privacy and beauty together.
For all weddings, large or small, Taunovo Bay Resort offers personalized service and will assist you in dreaming, creating and enjoying the most memorable day of your lives.
Tokoriki Island Resort Fiji
Your wedding at Tokoriki is a tailor made day to celebrate your new lives together without the stress, worry or vast financial commitment a wedding at home would incur. With a limited number of wedding celebrations arranged each year, you can be assured of a very special experience at Tokoriki. Tokoriki's onsite wedding co-ordinator will meet with you after your arrival to create the wedding and honeymoon of your dreams. Imagine a simple barefoot ceremony on the beach at sunset, or for a more elaborate occasion we can arrange Fijian warriors, gorgeous flower girls from the village or an acapella choir.
Please use Instant Quote for Wedding Package prices.
Treasure Island Resort
Beautiful Treasure Island Resort is an idyllic venue for you wedding. Choose one of several Wedding Packages or create your own special day.
Treasure Island can arrange the license, Minister/ Marriage Celebrant, photographer, video, hairdressing and makeup, Traditional Fijian Wedding costume hire & Fijian warrior escort, tropical bouquets, leis & floral decoration, the Cake, tropical fruit bowl, Honeymoon Sulus, T-shirts & champagne on arrival, Fijian choir and serenaders, romantic beachside candlelit dinners, champagne picnics & sunset cruises, aromatherapy body massages and Spa, and a Wedding Feast on the beach.
Please see Instant Quote for Wedding Package prices.
The Warwick Fiji
The Warwick Fiji Resort & Spa offers a variety of wedding packages and locations at the resort. Imagine an unforgettable fairy-tale wedding ceremony in the resort's Florentine Garden complete with Frangipani, Gardenia, Orchids, Roses and Everlasting. Or imagine the arrival of the bride on a colourfully decorated bamboo raft (Bilibili) with Fijian warriors across the tranquil lagoon is truly an experience unique to the Warwick Fiji Resort & Spa alone. While the bride is gracefully drifting across the lagoon to the excitement of guests and staff alike, at the Wicked Walu Island awaits an anxious and excited groom...
At the Warwick, their wedding co-coordinator takes the entire wedding burden off your shoulders and prepares you for your engagement, pre-wedding function, religious and legal matters, Tropical Wedding, Reception, The first night, and Honeymoon. For further prices and information on packages click on Instant Quote.
All couples need to register their intent to marry with the Registry Office in Sigatoka which is a 30 minute drive from the Resort.