Getting married in Cancun – the Heart of the Mexican Caribbean

You are planning the wedding of your dreams to happen in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean – Cancun.  You will need to be prepared to make decisions on which beautiful setting you want to tie the knot. Will it be a sea shore, gazebo, an ocean-view ballroom, beach-front garden, with dolphins, on board a Catamaran or Spanish style Galleon ceremony? Where will you begin your love story?

Cancun Mexico

Cancun Meixco Wedding

Legal requirements for a Cancun Wedding: 

  • Tourist card (received upon entry to Mexico)
  • Birth certificate with an apostille (Certificate of Authentication by Secretary of State where you are born) attached in English as well as translated in Spanish
  • Valid U.S. passport that is good 6 months after travel
  • Blood tests in Cancun, at least three working days prior to the ceremony
  • Couple and four witnesses must arrive at least three working days prior to ceremony (to be recognized a civil/legal marriage)
  • You must be 18 or older without the consent of a legal guardians or parents
  • Additional requirements are needed if you are divorced or widowed
  • Additional requirements and documents are needed if planning a Roman Catholic ceremony

You will receive your marriage certificate approximately six weeks after your ceremony. 

While in Cancun, you and your guests will have the opportunity to explore many attractions. To name a few: 

Map of Cancun Mexico

Map of Cancun Mexico

  • Beaches
  • Islands – Isla Mujeres
  • Lagoons – El Rey
  • Jungle tours
  • Mayan sites – Puerto Morelos, Xcaret
  • Museums – La Casa del Arte Popular Mexicano
  • Archeological sites – El Rey, Pok-Ta-Pok, Yamil Lu’um, Tulum, Coba, Chichen Itza
  • Bullfights
  • Parasailing
  • Horseback Riding – along the isolated beaches or in the exotic jungles
  • Swim with the dolphins
  • World class diving & snorkeling
  • Zipline (canopy tour) – Selvatica (outdoor adventure park)

Therefore you want to be sure you plan your wedding with knowledgeable planners, such as wedding and travel planners.

To plan your wedding today:
All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132


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