Punta Cana Destination Weddings

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Why we love Punta Cana for Weddings!
  • Arguably one of the best beaches in the Caribbean
  • Affordable and luxury resort options
  • Multitude of excursions and activities
  • A great option for travelers from the East Coast
  • Direct flights from many Canadian cities

Our top picks for destination wedding resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Hyatt Ziva Cancun# 1

Punta Cana

Dreams Punta Cana

Dreams Punta Cana Resort has outstanding indoor and outdoor event facilities that are meticulously supervised by experienced professionals, leaving you to only think about your "I do's" Learn More

Hyatt Ziva Cancun# 2

Punta Cana

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

With amazing amenities, world-class dining options, and a beautiful beach backdrop, the Hard Rock Punta Cana is a great venue for wedding couples looking for a picture-perfect wedding. Learn More

Breathless Punta Cana# 3

Punta Cana

Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa

An amazing place for all adult travellers and couples looking for a fun getaway in Punta Cana. The Breathless is an amazing luxury resort that possesses some of the most spectacular views in the DR. Learn More

Now Larimar# 4

Punta Cana

Now Larimar

With a setting that is simply unrivaled for a magical wedding, a promise of perfection and a place to make magical memories, Now Larimar Punta Cana is the nuptial nirvana. Learn More

Dominican Republic Marriage Requirements

Dominican Republic Consulate:
Tel (416) 369-0403
Dominican Republic Embassy:

Dominican Republic Tourist Board:
Montreal: Tel (514) 499-1918, Toll Free 1-800-563-1611, montreal@godominicanrepublic.com
Toronto: Tel (416) 361-2126, Toll Free 1-888-494-5050, toronto@godominicanrepublic.com

Bride and groom must arrive in the DR at least 3 days prior to the ceremony, Sundays and holidays not included. Submit the following paperwork before the Oficialia del Estado Civil (Civil Registry Office) for the preparation of your marriage certificate. You may send photocopies in advance and bring the original with you. Note that the documents are required to be translated into Spanish by an official translator:

  • Original passport with photocopy of the front page with the latest entries into the country.
  • Original Birth Certificates and two copies (long version with parents' names).
  • Notarized Single Status Affidavits.
  • Divorce Decree or Death Certificate, if previously married. Mandatory 10 month waiting period to re-marry for bride if divorced or widowed.
  • Adoption Certificate, if applicable.
  • Parental Authorization, if applicable.
  • Two witnesses, with valid passports. Relatives cannot be witnesses.

Legal transcripts of the birth certificates, single status affidavit and divorce certificate are usually prepared at the Dominican Consulate in the country where the documents were issued. Please note that some Canadian institutions require Dominican Marriage Certificate to be translated and legalized by the Dominican Republic Consulate in Canada. Please contact DRSI for further details.

Please visit the tourist board website for general requirements for a religious wedding.

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