Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the legal age to marry in Fiji?

The legal age is below 75 years, otherwise written consent is required from parents with confirmation from a JP if under the age of 21 however the minimum age for males is 18 years and 18 years for females, with the consent from their father (mother, in the event where father is deceased)

2. How do I apply for a marriage license in Fiji?

Marriage Certificates are available from Head Office of the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Suva, the Divisional Registrar Offices either in Nadi, Lautoka or Labasa or any of the District Offices in Fiji.

3. How much does the Marriage License cost?

Special license: for pricing please contact us directly, individual wedding packages vary from resort to resort. There may also be a charge for transfers to/from the Registrar’s Office.

What documentation do I need to get married in Fiji?

You will need to take original copies of:
– birth certificates
– passports
– 2x passport size photos
– divorce papers (if previously married)
– death certificate of spouse if widowed
– a confirmatory letter of current marital status where the couple resides or a statutory declaration signed by a Justice of the Peace or Solicitor to prove he/she has not entered into a marriage before.

Have an entire resort to yourself

In Fiji, wedding parties are often able to take over an entire resort for total privacy or just the two of you on a picnic on an exclusive coral atoll.

How many days should we arrive in Fiji before our wedding day?

We recommend allowing at least 3 working days in Fiji to finalise your preparations and obtain the marriage license. Remember to check on Public Holidays when planning your travel arrangements and allow an extra day if necessary. The Bridal couple must fax or email the legal documents to the Registrar’s Office two weeks prior to their arrival in Fiji. The legal documents needs to be emailed to the wedding coordinator and not direct to the registrar office, we (wedding coordinator) will run it with registrar office.

What size group can Fiji Resort cater for?

Whatever size you have there is a Resort that can cater for you. From just yourself and your partner through to groups of more than 100 people we can advise on options for your group size.

Pressure free

Fiji provides an idyllic escape from the pressure of organising the wedding at home. Most resorts have a selection of wedding packages from which to choose.

What is usually included in a wedding package?

Each Resort has its own wedding packages. Some will have a choice of a basic package right through to all the extras. Most Resorts will have a starting package and optional extras (eg. Bouquets for bridesmaids, hair and make-up etc).

Frequency of flights

There are frequent flights to and from Fiji with our national airline, Fiji Airways as well as Air New Zealand, Korean Air, Pacific Blue and Qantas.

 
 

The weather

Fiji enjoys a pleasant, tropical two-season climate. Summer temperature averages from 22 to 33 degrees Celsius and winter averages from 19 to 29 degrees Celsius.

Accessibility

As Fiji is the hub of the South Pacific and the most popular holiday destination; many reasonable travel packages are available throughout the world.

Fantastic photo opportunities

With heavenly sunsets and stunningly beautiful scenery, Fiji provides an amazing backdrop for wedding photos.

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Local specialties combined with international flavours for a great variety of cuisine. Choose from formal dinners in air-conditioned settings to casual meals at beachside venues or even a picnic on the beach. Major resorts offer a choice of restaurants and tourist areas offer many local options.

Pristine Environment

The stunning setting comes without health worries: no dangerous animals, insects and diseases such a malaria.

A range of activities

A wide range of activities is available from skydiving to golf, white water rafting to trekking, pampering in one of our many spas to simply relaxing on the beach.

Legal weddings

Weddings in Fiji are recognised as legal worldwide.

Authentic Fijian style

Fijian warriors, costumed attendants and decorated traditional rafts are available to make the occasion unique. Handcrafted bark cloth with stunning garlands of fibre and tropical flowers are among the many options.

A choice of accommodation

A range of accommodation choices to suit everyone’s budget from fabulous luxury resorts to more family or budget orientated accommodation.

Value for money

There is a variety of all-inclusive packages with extras to suit your budget.

Stress free

Resorts offer the services of a wedding coordinator who will arrange everything including all legal requirements in advance and there is a great flexibility and willingness to tailor make arrangements to match a couple’s aspirations.

Friendly English speaking people

Our genuine friendliness and hospitality is world-renowned.