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.
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The couple must provide the following personal documents to the registrar for verification purposes at least two weeks before the wedding.
1. Original Birth Certificate
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
Email [email protected]
Divisional Registrar Lautoka
Crown Law Office, 1st Floor
Rogorogoivude House, Lautoka
Telephone/Facsimile (679) 666 5132
Contact Mr. Viliame Kubanameca
Email [email protected]
Divisional Registrar Northern
Namuka House, Labasa
Telephone (679) 881 247
Facsimile (679) 881 4181
Contact Mr. Iosefo Rabeka
Email [email protected]
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.
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.
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.
Lomani Island Resort Fiji 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.
Set in Fiji's popular 'Mamanuca' archipelago amongst pristine waters, Malolo Island Resort 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.
Musket Cove Island Resort 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 detail 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 or on a yacht. Whether you have a wedding party of two or one hundred, a choice of catering arrangements and locations is on offer.
The Naviti Resort Fiji is located on absolute beachfront and surrounded with lush vegetation, a truly a tropical paradise. 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.
Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort offers 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.
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 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 & 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.
Your wedding at Tokoriki Island Resort Fiji 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.
Beautiful Treasure Island Resort is an idyllic venue for you wedding offering several wedding packages or the ability to 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.