Can I Have My Wedding in Costa Rica?

Yes, you can get married in Costa Rica - there are, in fact, undeniably stunning and romantic places to have your wedding here.

The required documentation includes an original birth certificate, official single status affidavit, police record, valid passport, and a divorce decree (if applicable). All of these documents need to be authenticated prior to arriving in Costa Rica, where a Costa Rican lawyer will certify the marriage. Marriage laws vary for U.S. citizens based upon state residency, so be sure to verify your own state's laws before traveling to Costa Rica.