Catholic wedding requirements in Dominican Republic

Often our clients ask us..

  • How can I have a catholic wedding in Punta Cana?
  • Where can I have a Catholic wedding in Punta Cana?
  • What documents do I need for a Catholic wedding in Punta Cana?
  • How much is the cost of a Catholic wedding in Punta Cana?

So let us introduce you an overview Punta Cana’s churches.

Catholic church in Punta Cana

Parroquia Nuestra Señora del Pilar

Distance from Bavaro, Punta Cana zone – the church is in the heart of Punta Cana, close to the airport.

Wedding group – from 2 to 120 ppl, ideal for 2-100 ppl
Rental fee – free
Government fee for the catholic wedding (payment should be done directly to the priest) – 500 usd
Air condition – no
Symbolic wedding – no, just catholic weddings

 

Catholic church in Downtown, Bavaro

Capilla Jesus El buen pastor

Distance from Bavaro, Punta Cana zone – the church is in the middle of Punta Cana and Bavaro, pretty close to the airport.

Wedding group – from 2 to 150 ppl, ideal for 2-120 ppl
Rental fee – 700 usd
Government fee for the catholic wedding (payment should be done directly to the priest) – 500 usd
Air condition – YES
Symbolic wedding – no, just catholic weddings

 

Denominated church in Cap Cana

Distance from Bavaro, Punta Cana zone – the church is in the heart of Cap Cana, Punta Cana, pretty close to the airport.

Wedding group – from 2 to 80 ppl, ideal for 2-80 ppl
Rental fee – 1500 usd
Air condition – NO
Symbolic, christian weddings – yes
Catholic wedding – no

 

Catholic church in Cap Cana

Our lady of Carmen de Cap Cana

Distance from Bavaro, Punta Cana zone – the church is in the heart of Cap Cana, Punta Cana, pretty close to the airport.

Wedding group – from 2 to 80 ppl, ideal for 2-80 ppl
Rental fee – information pending
Air condition – NO
Symbolic, christian weddings – no
Catholic wedding – Yes

 

Catholic church in Bavaro

Distance from Bavaro, Punta Cana zone – the church is in the heart of Bavaro, Punta Cana.

Wedding group – from 2 to 80 ppl, ideal for 60-80 ppl
Rental fee – NO
Air condition – NO
Symbolic, christian weddings – no
Catholic wedding – YES

 

 

LIST OF REQUIREMENTS FOR CATHOLIC WEDDINGS IN THE CHURCHES OF: PARROQUIA NUESTRA SENORA DEL PILAR AND OUR LADY OF CARMEN DE CAP CANA.

  1. Proof of the marriage preparation course.
  2. Birth certificate of both
  3. Baptism certificate of both (with annotation of confirmation or nullity of marriage – if it is the case).
  4. Civil marriage certificate or civil divorce (if it is the case).
  5. Death certificate (if applicable).
  6. Certificate of singleness. (in case of not being civilly married).
  7. Letter from the Priest of the parish of origin authorizing the catholic marriage in Punta Cana.
  8. Copy of the Cédula (for Dominicans only) or passport (Foreigners) of both.
  9. Full address of the bride and groom and trade they perform (job or profession).
  10. Complete address of the parents of the bride and groom.
  11. Copy of the identity card (for Dominicans only) or passport (Foreigners) of the witnesses, the address where they live and employment.
  12. If the couple has children procreated by both parties, they must bring a copy of the birth and baptism certificate of each of their children.
  13. All documents for the catholic wedding in Punta Cana must be sent at least fifteen days in advance for review purposes.
  14. Marriages are celebrated in SPANISH and vows can be pronounced in English (if applicable). If you want that your catholic wedding will be celebrated in English, so contact to Caribbean Wedding agency.
  15. The couple must specify if they want the catholic marriage with Holy Mass or without it. If it is with Mass, they will take into account that it lasts a little longer.
  16. It is an indispensable requirement to marry in the Church, to confess, if they have not done it, they must tell the Father to do it before the wedding.
  17. If a couple wants to bring a priest, they must present the proper ecclesiastical document and request permission from the Priest of Punta Cana. You can only bring a priest from outside in the Chapel of Punta Cana, NOT IN THE CAP CANA.
  18. FILL IN THE FORM BELOW.

MARRIAGE FORM

CATHOLIC MARRIAGE INFORMATION:

Name and place of the Parish:
Name and place of the Chapel:
Marriage Date:
Marriage Time:
Celebration Language:
Name of the Priest who celebrates:
Name of the Priest authorizing the marriage:

GROOM INFORMATION:

Names and surnames:
Nationality:
Place of birth:
Date of birth:
Passport number and from where (only Dominican ID):
Marital status (single or married):
Civil marriage, Place and date:
Profession:
Residence (Place where you live):
Parents’ names and surnames:
Parents’ place of residence:
Name of the Parish where you were Baptized:
Address of the Baptism Parish:
Baptism Date; Book, Folio and Number:
Confirmation Date:

BRIDE INFORMATION:

Names and surnames:
Nationality:
Place of birth:
Date of birth:
Passport number and from where (only Dominican ID):
Marital status (single or married):
Civil marriage, Place and date:
Profession:
Residence (Place where you live):
Parents’ names and surnames:
Parents’ place of residence:
Name of the Parish where she was Baptized:
Address of the Baptism Parish:
Baptism Date; Book, Folio and Number:
Confirmation Date:

DATA OF THE WITNESSES:
one.

Names and surnames:
Place of residence:
Nationality:
Passport number:

two.

Names and surnames:
Place of residence:
Nationality:
Passport number:

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