Creating YOUR perfect wedding in the Cook Islands
slowly developing this wedding page, it is currently a work in progress.
We have been involved in the wedding business in Rarotonga for a number of years on a
small scale, assisting with planning, set-ups and accommodation for groups. We
are expanding to offer a very personal wedding and event service. Experience
Rarotonga will offer you the complete package. We are teaming up with great
people to offer YOU the very best service we can.
Sharing your BIG day
To all those have already said "I DO" in Raro, please feel free to share your BIG day, wedding stories, recommendations, tips whatever you think may be helpful to those following in your footsteps.
We are also slowly putting together our wedding gallery, if you have any photos of your BIG day you would like to share, we would love to share them too.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applying for your marriage license
Three-day waiting period: You need to apply for your marriage licence at least three working days before the ceremony, not including the day of application. In special circumstances, this waiting period may be waived if you complete a written application and pay a $45 waiver fee.
Documentation: You will need your passports, birth certificates (or certified copies). If you’ve been married before you'll need, a copy of divorce papers or the death certificate of your spouse.
All documents must be in English or be supplied with English translation.
Payment: Marriage License $50, Marriage Certificate $15, Apostille Certificate/Seal (if applicable) $20.
An Apostille Certificate authenticates a document for use in another country. An Apostille Certificate is not required for New Zealand or Australian couples.
Need help with the babies and children on your BIG day, please ask and we will call on the experts!