- 7 years ago
Easy destinations where the residency requirement is between 1 and 7 days are Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Southern Africa, Bali, Thailand, Caribbean, USA (New York, Las Vegas, Florida and Hawaii in particular), Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Cook Islands and Fiji.
That’s not to say you can’t get married in France, for example, but you will need to either be resident for 3 months or obtain special permission from the local church.
The Maldives currently does not allow foreigners to wed there, but it’s on the cards that the law will change. Many couples opt to marry in Sri Lanka and honeymoon in the Maldives a great two-centre honeymoon.
Of course, the other option is to have a low-key, perhaps registry office wedding in the UK before you leave then have a wedding blessing overseas but treat it like the real deal. The Japanese have been doing this for years.