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Fiji Islands - Wedding Guide and Information

Helpful check list and information to help you plan ahead
for your wedding in Fiji

Fiji is the dream tropical South Pacific destination wedding of a lifetime.


Fiji Resorts

Coral Coast Region - Fiji

Rydges Hideaway Resort Fiji

Outrigger On The Lagoon Fiji

Mamanuca Islands Resorts - Fiji

Castaway Island Resort

Matamanoa Island Resort

Tokoriki Island Resort

Wadigi Island

Nadi / Lautoka Resorts - Fiji

First Landing

Sheraton Fiji Resort

The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji

Tanoa International Hotel

Tokatoka Resort

Taveuni / Outer Islands Resorts - Fiji

Maravu Plantation Resort

Qamea Resort and Spa

Taveuni Island Resort

Vanua Resorts of Fiji

J.M. Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort

Namale Resort and Spa

Nukubati Island

Viti Levu / Outer Islands Resorts - Fiji

Royal Davui Island

Vatulele Island Resort

Wananavu Resort

Wakaya Club

Yasawa Islands Resorts Fiji

Turtle Island

Yasawa Island Resort

  Fiji Vacation Guide

Overview of the Fiji Islands

Say It in Fijian

Fiji Etiquette

Fiji Islands Map

Weather on Fiji

Fiji Entry Requirements

Useful Fiji Addresses

Fiji : Scuba diving- Surfing - Fishing

Miscellaneous Fiji Information

Fiji Wedding Guide


 


Fiji Island Wedding Guide and Fiji Information
Fiji Marriage Requirements - Fiji Wedding Planner

 

You will need to get married in Fiji:

 

  1. Original or certified copy of birth certificates
  2. Passports (with valid visitors permit)
  3. Decree Absolute documents (divorce papers) if relevant
  4. Officially witnessed consent of your father if you are under 21 (or mother if father is deceased)
  5. Death certificate of deceased former spouse (if relevant)
  6. To present yourself together at the Registry Office when applying for the licence which can be obtained within one working day. This must be done in Fiji. Registry offices are in Suva and Lautoka, while District Offices throughout Fiji also facilitate this.
  7. Registration offices are open between 9.00am and 3.00pm Monday through Friday. Registration formalities take about 15 minutes.
  8. The fee is FJD$22.00 and the license is valid for 21 days.
  9. Confirmatory letter on current satus to be obtained from marriage Registry where the applicant resides or statutory declaration signed by a Justice of Peace or Notary Public or Solicitor to prove that he/she has not entered into a marriage before (this declaration applies to first or second marriage).
  10. Applicants from Asian Nationals who are named herein: Chinese/Phillipines/Pakistan/India) are to apply one (1) month in advance for their marriage licence

Mailing Address:
Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages
PO Box 2236, Government Buildings
Suva
Fiji

Office Hours:
Registrar General's Office (Suva): 8.30am to 3.30pm Mon to Fri- Phone: (679) 331-5280
Divisional Registrar Lautoka- 9.00am to 3.00pm Mon to Fri- Phone (679) 666-5132
Divisional Registrar Labasa- 9.00am to 3.00pm Mon to Fri- Phone (679) 881-2477


Getting Married in Fiji - Planning a Fiji Wedding Check List

6 - 12 Months

  1. Decide upon the number or guests etc. and make up a budget
  2. Decide upon your chosen hotel/resort and check the availability of the venue
  3. Discuss with the wedding co-ordinator of the chosen venue - form of wedding service required; choice of minister, priest or celebrant; and the style and/or colour theme for your wedding.
  4. Contact the people you would like as your best man, groomsmen, bridal attendants, etc.
  5. Draw up a provisional guest list.
  6. Decide whether you wish to take a photographer/videographer from home to record your wedding
  7. Begin the search for the wedding gown. If you decide to have one made, choose the designer or dressmaker
  8. Decide whether you want to have supplementary flowers sourced from home - if so, choose a florist
  9. Choose whether you wish to have your honeymoon at a different hotel/resort or on a cruise.

3 - 5 Months

  1. By now the wedding gown should be organised/purchased, the style of the groom's suit chosen and the suit itself booked/purchased.
  2. Best man and groomsmen suits, attendant's dresses etc. should be organised
  3. Finalise your guest list
  4. Choose/order invitations, write and send them.
  5. Decide on accessories for wedding party
  6. Decide whether you wish to bring a wedding cake from home - if so choose a cakemaker.

1 -2 Months

  1. Have a trial hair and make-up session at home before you leave for Fiji or liaise with your resort.
  2. Check the RSVPs from guests and keep a list of numbers attending. As soon as this number is finalised, give to your venue.
  3. Make sure you have valid passports - if not, obtain them.
  4. Arrange reception seating plan and place cards.

2 Weeks

  1. Visit florist, if appropriate, to have detailing of flowers finalised.
  2. Reconfirm all arrangements, e.g. honeymoon, photographer, car hire etc.
  3. Wear in your wedding shoes (both bride and groom)
  4. Confirm with attendants, best man and mother of the bride (or friends, etc.) things that need doing after the wedding (e.g. returning hired clothing, taking care of the bride's gown, removing and storing wedding gifts, etc.) and decide who is doing what.

1 Week

  1. Don't panic!
  2. Travel to Fiji at least 48 hours before the wedding day and obtain your wedding licence
  3. Arrange for any hire items to be collected
  4. Final checks on all arrangements
  5. Have a facial/massage/manicure/pedicure!
  6. If you're having a Hen or Stag night, do it before you leave for Fiji
  7. With the preparation over, you can relax and count on having a wonderful wedding in Fiji.!


 

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Fiji Island Resorts By Island Region:
Coral Coast Resorts| Hideaway Resort - Outrigger On The Lagoon
Mamanuca Islands Resorts | Castaway Island Resort - Matamanoa Island Resort - Tokoriki Island Resort - Wadigi Island
Nadi Resorts | First Landing - Sheraton Fiji Resort - The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji - Tanoa International Hotel - Tokatoka Resort
Taveuni Resorts | Maravu Plantation Resort - Qamea Resort and Spa - Taveuni Island Resort
Vanua Resorts | J.M. Costeau Fiji Islands Resort - Namale Resort and Spa - Nukubati Island
Viti Levu Resorts | Royal Davui Island - Vatulele Island Resort - Wakaya Club - Wananavu Resort
Turtle Island | Yasawa Island Resort


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