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Alive and authentic, Belmont Estate is the ultimate Caribbean agro-tourism adventure. This restored estate produces organic cocoa, operates an organic goat dairy, and has its own museum, gardens, restaurant and catering services.
Grand Etang Lake
Considered the crown of Grenada, this mysterious crater lake sits silently in the Grand Etang Forest Reserve 1,742 feet/ 531 metres above sea level and is a fitting rest stop for hikers and other visitors to the Grand Etang National Park.
Fort George, the oldest structure in the country was completed in1705. There are old tunnels and narrow stair cases and the ramparts evoke a feeling of the past. It provides a stunning view of the capital, the Carenage and the harbour, which is Ideal for photography.
River Antoine Rum Distillery
No other distillery in the entire Caribbean has been in operation as long as River Antoine, and very few have so carefully maintained traditional methods of rum preparation. Visitors can watch as rum is made in much the same manner that it was in the 18th century, when it fired the throats of the real buccaneers.
All legal requirements can be facilitated through the appropriate Government of Grenada ministries located in the Ministerial Complex in the Botanical Gardens at St. George's. Just be here for a minimum of three days, inclusive of weekends and public holidays, before applying for a Marriage License from the Office of the Prime Minister. A $10 (EC) fee is payable at the Ministry of Finance Treasury Department, along with $15 (EC) Stamp Duty, $2 (EC) Registration Fee Search and a $5 (EC) Stamp for placement on your Certified Marriage Certificate. The process usually takes two days. If either party is divorced the process may take longer, as documents are perused by the Ministry of Legal Affairs.Blood or other medical tests are not necessary to successfully plan your Spice Wedding.
The following documents must be provided in English:
- Valid Passports
- Birth Certificates
- Sworn Affidavit (or letter from a Clergy Man, Lawyer or Registry),
attesting that neither party has not been married previously
- Decree Absolute, for each divorced party
- If widowed, the deceased's Death Certificate
- Legal proof if a name was changed by Deed Poll
- If under 21 years, written parental consent by way of an Affidavit from a Lawyer or Notary Public.
Frequently asked questionsWhat is the legal requirement of residency prior to applying for a licence in Grenada?
Three days (including weekends and public holidays)I've lost my original birth certificate - is a duplicate copy from the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages sufficient?
YesI am adopted and therefore do not have a Birth Certificate - only adoption papers -will this do?
YesHow long would a clergyman, lawyer or registrar have to have known the individuals to be able to attest to single status?
There is no given time-frame – however, the necessary legal documentation must be providedHow long does it take to have the Marriage Certificate issued?
It usually takes approximately two working days.How will I get my certificate if I leave within 2 days?
Prior arrangements can be made with the Registry General’s office to forward the certificate to a given address (all costs to be borne by the couple)Where do I obtain a Sworn Affidavit confirming my single status?
From a lawyer, registrar or clergyman (priest). The document must be on letterhead, with an official stamp and a signature from the issuing office.Can my partner and I use the same lawyer, registrar or clergyman to attest our single status?
Yes – if both parties reside in the same Borough, Parish ,Province, County or State. No- if both parties live in different Boroughs Parish ,Province, Counties or States.Is an official letterhead sufficient?
No – an official stamp from the issuing office, together with signature must be placed on the documentDoes an affidavit need a Notorary Public's stamp?
No – an official stamp from the issuing office (Lawyer, Registrar or Church office), together with their signature is sufficientDo I need a blood test or other medical examination for a marriage in Grenada?