Marriage

 Registrar General's 3 Months Licence

The majoirty of weddings are conducted under the authority of the Registrar General's 3 month Licence. 

A marriage under this authority may be solemnised by a Minister of Religion, a Registrar, the Registrar General or anybody, previously approved by the Registrar General, in the presence of the Registrar General.

What is the process?

To be married under the authority of the Registrar General's 3 month licence, a party to the marriage will need to complete a Form 1 and Form 2 and submit them to the Registry Office in the Town Hall, Stanley, Falkland Islands.

There is a fee for this.

Once the Form 1 is submitted to the office of the Registrar General it will be displayed for a period of 21 days and thereafter, if there have been no caveats entered or no one who has authority has forbidden it, the Registrar General shall issue a Licence.  The Licence is valid for 3 months from the date the Notice is entered into the Marriage Notice Book (which will be the date it is submitted to the office).

 Fees

  1. Notice of Marriage - £62.00
  2. Grant of Registrar General’s Licence - £62.00
  3. Solemnisation of a marriage by a Registrar - £31.00
  4. Attendance of a Registrar at the solemnisation of a marriage by a person who is not a minister of religion - £31.00
  5. Any absence exceeding one hour by a Registrar from the Registrar’s usual address for either of the purposes mentioned in 3 and 4 above - £104.50 plus the reasonable travel cost together with any necessary overnight accommodation 

 

Please use the following details to make your payment:

F I Government - 002003344000 - Reference: Registry 04520131

 

The Falkland Islands Government are now able to facilitate overseas payments being made into their account held with Lloyds Bank, City Office Branch.

Please ensure to use the reference Registry 04520131, so payments can be allocated correctly.

 

Please use the following details to make your payment:

Account Name:

FALKLAND ISLANDS GOVERNMENT

Account Number:

15752368

Sort Code:

30-80-12

BIC:     

LOYDGB21F09

IBAN:

GB39 LOYD 3080 1215 7523 68

Bank Address

PO Box 1000

Andover

BX1 1LT

 

If you have any queries please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (+500) 27271

 

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Form 1 - Guidance & Notice of Marriage
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Form 2A - Further Particulars of Marriage
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