Destination Wedding Ceremonies

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Legal and Symbolic Destination Wedding Ceremonies

There are two types of ceremonies for destination weddings.

Destination weddings offer couples the opportunity to choose between two types of ceremonies: symbolic and legal. Symbolic ceremonies, devoid of legal requirements, allow couples to exchange vows in a personalized and meaningful manner, often conducted by a chosen officiant, and provide flexibility in terms of location and format, making them ideal for couples who have already completed the legal formalities in their home country. On the other hand, legal ceremonies involve fulfilling the legal requirements of the destination country, such as obtaining a marriage license and following specific procedures, enabling couples to have a legally recognized union in the chosen destination. Whether couples opt for a symbolic ceremony to focus on the emotional significance of their commitment or a legal ceremony to formalize their marriage abroad, both types provide the opportunity for couples to create cherished memories in a picturesque location surrounded by their loved ones.

Select the desired location of your destination wedding below for details about the types of ceremonies conducted.

Only the civil, or legal, ceremony is legally recognized in Mexico and in the United States and must be performed by a Mexican judge. A blood test is required and must be performed in Mexico before the marriage. A religious or non-denominational ceremony has no legal bearing and does not replace in any way the binding civil marriage. Religious ceremonies or renewal of vows ceremonies are symbolic. They are performed by a non-denominational officiant. The bride and groom will receive a symbolic marriage certificate without legal bearing, 

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