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We Do

Curaçao is anything but cliché, but allow us just this one. Our island is the perfect location for that Caribbean wedding you’ve been dreaming of. There, we said it. Now kiss your beloved.

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Planning Your Wedding

To ensure your ceremony unfolds flawlessly, Curaçao features a variety of accomplished wedding professionals – all of whom can connect you with the heart and soul of our Caribbean getaway destination.

Visit our directory of Wedding Planners.

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Honeymoon Hot Spot

Condé Nast Traveler, one of the world's premier travel magazines, selected Curaçao as one of 2012's Honeymoon Hot Spots.

According to the publication, "Curaçao is unlike its fairly one-note siblings—anyone who looks beyond the tropical surface will find a distinct culture, a pronounced Latin-Caribbean vibe, some fine Dutch colonial architecture, and menus featuring some surprising specialties, from satay to cactus soup and tamales."

Curious? Plan your Curaçao honeymoon today.

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License Requirements

There are some requirements you need to fulfill before your Curaçao wedding. Please contact a wedding professional to give you further information. Usually, wedding professionals can take care of everything, down to the smallest detail, so it's best to contact them first, before making any arrangements.

License Requirements

  • Send a written marriage petition to the town hall.
  • The letter has to be signed by both partners.
  • Send two wedding dates with times.
  • Birth certificates with the parents' names.
  • International declaration of unmarried status by the civil registration of your hometown and an apostille/legalization.
  • If divorced or widowed, bring a copy of divorce decree or a death certificate plus an apostille/ legalization of proof required. Apostilleà form of legalization. This has to be done at the Netherlands embassy in your country of residence.
  • Please note that none of these documents can be older than 6 months by the time of the wedding.
  • If you choose to bring a witness from home, he or she must be 21 years of age.
  • When you register a witness you need their full names, address and date of birth. The witness will need a copy of valid passport. The witnesses should apply for temporary residence. The wedding planner can also arrange for local witnesses.
  • Photocopy of passports.
  • These requirements need to be original and recent and apostille.

The following nationalities do not require legalization for a Curaçao wedding:

Aruba
Netherlands
Italy
Turkey
Austria
France
Luxembourg
Belgium
Germany
Former Netherlands Antilles
Portugal
Switzerland

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Application

Because we’re tucked away from the more crowded islands, you can enjoy an amazing Curaçao wedding and honeymoon away from throngs of noisy people. Escape to a secluded beach. Enjoy a picnic and a bottle of wine (or blue Curaçao, the island’s specialty!) while watching the water gently lap the shore. Later, go scuba diving, visit downtown Willemstad, and finish the day at one of Curaçao’s gourmet restaurants.

Ready to escape to the “Jewel of the Caribbean”? For your benefit, we’ve streamlined the wedding application process, so you can plan your perfect event, easily and stress-free.

  • Your wedding documents need to be with your wedding planner at least 2 months before the wedding date.
  • After approval from the wedding planner, you will receive the approval from the civil registration.
  • The wedding planner will take care of the identification at the city hall for confirmation with your passport and return ticket. (At least 3 days before your wedding day).
  • You will need to be on Curaçao at least 3 days before your wedding.