FAQ

FAQ

Marriage Requirements

What should I wear?
Remember this is the tropics. Light clothing, simple makeup, insect repellent and non high-heel shoes can make your day much more comfortable.

 

What type of ceremonies do you offer?
We offer both religious and non-denominational ceremonies. We can create a ceremony in a local church as well as on top of a Mayan Ruin.

 

What is the best time to have the ceremony?
We normally recommend 2:00 p.m. for Weddings at the Maya ruins and 4:00 p.m. for onsite weddings.

 

Can you provide witnesses for our ceremony?
Sure, we can arrange to have two local witnesses/staff willing to assist you on your special day.

 

How many guests can attend our ceremony?
We can accommodate up to 40 guests and recommend booking the resort exclusively for that number.  We would put together a customized package for your event.

 

Can we organize a rehearsal dinner or reception after the ceremony?
Yes, we have a few options dependng on the size of your wedding party and your personal preferences. 

 

What locations can be used for the ceremony and wedding party?
We can perform your wedding ceremony at Ka'ana, at a local Church or the Maya Cities of Xunantunich and Cahal Pech.

 

What is your pricing policy?
Ka’ana requires an advance deposit of 50% at the time of booking your wedding. Full pre-payment is due no later than 60 days prior to arrival. We do not offer refunds for cancellations made less than 45 days prior to arrival.

 

Marriage Requirements

There are 2 Options for Marriage licenses: An Express license with no stay requirements or a Regular license that has a requirement of 3 days stay in the country prior to the marriage application being completed and submitted.

 

If neither party has previously wed:

  • Fully completed marriage license application form - Notarized by a Justice of the Peace.
  • Photocopy of front 2 pages of passport and page showing arrival date into Belize.
  • If you are over the age of eighteen (18), no blood test is required and no parental consent is required. Proof of age on your passport or birth certificate is required.
  • Both of the parties must be in the country 4 business days prior to filing the petition of the license. The day of arrival does not count. We can file the petition on the 4th day. 



 
If either party has previously wed:

  • Fully completed marriage license application form - Notarized by a Justice of the Peace
  • Photocopy of front 2 pages of passport and page showing arrival date into Belize.
  • Two of the parties must be in the country 4 days prior to filing the petition of the license. The 
day of arrival does not count.   Final divorce decrees. Must be an original document with the Court’s stamp or seal and original signature. Copies will NOT be accepted. 


 
If either party is a widow/widower:

  • Fully completed marriage license application form - Notarized by a Justice of the Peace.
  • Photocopy of front 2 pages of passport and page showing arrival date into Belize.
  • Two of the parties must be in the country 4 days prior to filing the petition of the license. The 
day of arrival does not count.
  • Copy of death certificate of previous spouse.

 
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