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can an ordained minister from the states officiate in USVI?

cheryl96s
March 20, 2010 08:02AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 458

Our friend, who is an ordained minister, will be coming down to marry us in July. My question is what are the steps needed to get him "legal" for the ceremony here? I know it can be done, but how??
Cheryl

Re: can an ordained minister from the states officiate in USVI?
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Bombi
March 20, 2010 09:00AM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 1,978

The way I understand it is that the couple obtain a marrige license and the officant just signs it. Officiats are suoosed to follow accepted relgious dogma occurding to the verbage.

[www.northernway.org]

Your friend is good to go

Re: can an ordained minister from the states officiate in USVI?

pamela
March 20, 2010 10:16AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 924

Cheryl,

I would check with someone like Weddings the Island Way to make sure.

Pamela

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