Location Overview / Where is St. Lucia located?: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Trinidad and Tobago. St Lucia lies at latitude 13 54’ north of the Equator and 60 50’ west. One of the Windward Islands, it is located in the middle of the Eastern Caribbean chain of islands and is approximately 21 miles south of Martinique and 90 miles northwest of Barbados. 616.3 sq km (238 sq miles).
Entry and Exit Requirements Entering: Every island in the Caribbean has its own entry requirements. Most countries allow you to visit for up to two or three months if you show proof of U.S. citizenship and a return or onward ticket. Some countries, however, require that you have a valid passport. If you are arriving from an area infected with yellow fever, many Caribbean countries require you to have a certificate of vaccination against yellow fever. Some countries have an airport departure tax of up to $25. For ... more
Safe Shower When entering a hotel room for the first time, run the shower for a few minutes, without you being in the room. This will get rid of any build-up of spores that cause Legionaries disease.
Taxes The government imposes an 8% occupancy tax on hotel rooms, and there's a $15 departure tax for both airports.
Getting There 4 hours flying time from New York, 3 1/2 hours from Miami, 5 hours from Toronto 8 hours from London.
Marriage Requirements Residency: 2 days
Cost: $150USD for lawyer to process registration, Registrar fee is $25USD to perform ceremony, Marriage Certificate is $37USD
Documentation: Valid passports or certified birth certificates with photo identification, and if applicable, divorce or death certificate.
Blood Test: not required
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