Requirements for getting married in Jersey

Updated on:29 November 2021

What requirements are there to getting married?

You need to apply to the Superintendent Registrar (SIR) to give notice to have a civil or religious marriage in Jersey.

You will need to:

  • be able to speak and understand English
  • be over the age of 18 years
  • be free to marry (i.e. not married or in a civil partnership with anyone else)
  • not be related to your partner
  • be able to indicate that you understand that you are applying to marry/have a civil partnership
  • be entering into a marriage or civil partnership willingly

Your application should be completed by yourself, your partner or a third party if you’re using a wedding planner. You need to bring copies of all the required supporting evidence and submit your application a maximum of 12 months before your wedding day.

For more information visit the Government of Jersey website here