Marriage Requirements



A Marriage that takes place in the Catholic Church requires
a Marriage License from the State of Florida.
The Church ceremony suffices both the civil law and the church law.

To Reserve The Marriage Date

When you have all of these Papers, Please call 305-866-6567 for the appointment. your attendance at Pre-Marital to be completed.

For Couples Outside the parish all of the above plus letters of permission form the bride's parish, and deposit of $500. Balance to be paid one month before Wedding.

If Couples have their own priest we need a copy of his celebret.

If couples are getting Married in another Parish and need their file completed here at St. Joseph the fee is $ 200

Weddings take place on, Saturdays at 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm.

For Parishioners, Fee $ 1000 (Contributors to the church on a regular basis)

For Non-Parishioners, Fee $1200. Fees must be Paid in full on month in advance of the Weddings Date.

For Marriage in St. Joseph Church and The Couple Live in Another State.

Letter of Permission from Church of Residence, also stating that your file will be prepared there.

Fee is $1200, Non-Refundable Deposit of $500 to Reserve the Date.

Completed file must be sent from your church's diocese to the Archdiocese of Miami, 9401 Biscayne BLVD., Miami Shores, FL 33138. We Must receive the file one month in advance of the wedding date with balance of Payment.

If you have your own Priest we must have a copy of his Celebret so Fr. Sosa can give him Delegation to Perform the Wedding.


**Permission letter needed if outside the parish, even if registered here.

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