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Destination Wedding Guide – Getting Married In Las Vegas

31/07/2014 |

Getting Married In Las Vegas

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If you are thinking about getting married in Las Vegas then this Destination Wedding Guide is a great place to start!

And who could be better than the Las Vegas destination wedding expert Kelly, editor of the hugely popular blog Little Vegas Wedding, to bring you all of the inspiration and information you need to start planning your big day in vibrant Vegas?



Kelly from Little Vegas Wedding:

Are you ready to turn heads in the casino? Las Vegas is not just for quickie weddings anymore, they can be luxurious, heavily personalised and affordable.



Getting Married In Las Vegas

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Legal requirements

Nevada marriages are legal and recognised all over the world. Vegas weddings are infamous for being quick and easy in terms of paperwork and there is no waiting period or blood tests required, so weddings on short notice are possible. Your officiant or wedding planner will typically be able to help you and talk you through the legal paperwork process.


Some countries do require an Apostille and proof of that the marriage ceremony was performed, which consists of a certified copy of the marriage certificate. Some countries may also require a certified copy of the marriage license as well. Be sure to check with the appropriate agency in your country before leaving for Vegas. It is worth noting that British citizens must provide formal notification of an overseas marriage with the General Register Office before the Nevada wedding and then by depositing a certified copy of their marriage certificate (and possibly an Apostille from the Nevada Secretary of State) when they get home.



At this time Nevada does not offer same sex marriages. Your chosen minister or religious official must also be certified to perform marriage ceremonies in Nevada, search for approved officiants here.



Getting Married In Las Vegas

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