Vibrant tradition and romance
Tahiti is an extremely picturesque destination with vivid turquoise and azure ocean palettes, warm white sand beaches, lush green forests and splashes of vibrant colourful gardens offering amazing wedding locations with beautiful backdrops that will forever hold a special place in your memories. Long recognized as one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in the world, overseas visitors are now also able to get legally married in French Polynesia by way of a civil ceremony conducted at a local city hall.
The traditional Tahitian wedding ceremonies are filled with music, singing and dancing and set in beautiful tropical surroundings. Enjoy a dream wedding and already be in the best destination for the ultimate honeymoon.
Tahiti Weddings Legal Requirements
• Marriage ceremony must be publicly solemnised in the Town Hall in the presence of a sworn translator
• Both spouses must be single, widowed or divorced, be of opposite sex, be 18 years of age or more, not be related
• Two witnesses and four or more people aged at least 18 years of age must be present
• Must submit an application file at least one month before publication of the banns in chosen commune for marriage ceremony.
The following documents must be attached:
• A copy of Certificate of Birth;
• A letter signed & dated by the couple to the Mayor specifying the ceremony date; copy of passports including copy of the visa-show proof of Citizenship (dual nationality is acceptable except in the case of French citizenship of one of the two spouses. In this situation, a minimum 1 month residency in French Polynesia prior to the wedding remains applicable);
• If widower/ widow, a Death Certificate;
• If divorced, a Final Decree of Divorce;
• A Custom Certificate & Certificate of Celibacy less than three months old stating that you are single (or divorced) & legally able to marry;
• All these documents must be fully translated into French by a sworn translator
• The banns must be published at the Town Hall the marriage ceremony is to take place for a period of 10 days. The marriage ceremony can take place from the 11th day. ie. one month & ten days after submitting the application
Children under the age of 2, not occupying a seat and accompanied by an adult, may travel on an infant fare. If your infant requires a separate seat please purchase a child fare.
If you have an E-voucher, enter your code here. The system will validate the code and if applicable, then highlights which products are eligible for discounts or promotional offers.
Our regions are broken down into four categories:
Asia: All Asian countries excluding Japan and Bali(China, Thailand,
Vietnam, Singapore, India)
Australia/Pacific: South-West Pacific including Australia, Papua
New Guinea, Fiji, Bali and Norfolk Island
Worldwide: Any journey including USA, Japan, Africa and the Middle
East or where you travel across multiple regions
Europe: All European destinations, such as Italy, France, Spain,
Our Packaging Engine is currently disabled for site maintenance. Please check back shortly, or contact our Call Centre on 0800 367 468
wish, you can also download a current browser version via the following links:
Thank you for your visit and we hope to see you again soon.