Can US citizens get married in St Lucia?
Lucia: Legal Requirements. Saint Lucia is a very popular location for a destination wedding and fortunately there aren't many marriage requirements! There is no residency period and if you want to get married within 24 hours of arriving on the island, you can apply for a special license.
Does New York recognize foreign marriages?
If you get married abroad, the recognition of the marriage in the United States is not automatic. In the State of New York, the Clerk of New York City will not register marriages celebrated in jurisdictions outside of New York City.
Are marriage licenses recognized in other states?
A common question couples ask when planning a wedding is “Do marriage licenses transfer from state to state?” and the answer is no, they do not. A marriage record or marriage certificate, which is received as legal proof of marriage after the ceremony, will be legally recognized in all states.
What are the marriage laws in New York?
In New York, you can marry at the age of 16-17 with your parents' consent. You can marry at the age of 14-15 if a court grants you permission. However, no one under the age of 14 can legally get married in New York. Your gender does not matter, because same-sex marriage is permitted in New York.