Photocopy of valid passport of the couple. (Original to be provided on arrival )
Details of names, addresses and occupations of the couple to be married.
Details of parents names, occupations and addresses.
An affidavit confirming marital status of bride & groom prior to the wedding. (Should be signed by solicitor with company stamp).
If either party to the marriage is divorced, a decree absolute proving the lawful termination of the previous marriage must
be presented prior to the wedding ceremony.
If widowed, a death certificate of former spouse.
If names have been changed prior to the wedding, legal proof of change of names.
For other nationals living in the UK, the documents should be certified by their respective Diplomatic Mission in the UK and
legalised by the Sri Lanka High Commission in London.
Business Visa for marriage purposes (this can be obtained from the Sri Lanka High Commission, London for a period up to
All documents must be in English in case of foreign nationals.
(For UK and Ireland)Once married in Sri Lanka, marriage certificate must be certified by the Consular Affairs Section of the
Ministry of External Affairs in Colombo; official English Translations to Sinhalese/ Tamil language certificates will be
provided which can be certified as well. Only then will your marriage certificate be valid to submit to authorities outside of
**Hotel will provide the marriage license issued by the registrar.