Here's what you need to know and what documents to bring with you before you apply for a Mexico marriage license.We recommend getting this legal aspect of your wedding out of the way about a month before your wedding date.Many of the databases at Family Search which are listed below are indexes of information obtained from records which have been filmed by the LDS church.In those instances where the records are not yet online, films can be viewed at Family History Centers or, to learn how to order very inexpensive photocopies before the records get put online, see our ordering tips page.Marriage in Mexico is governed by the Federal Civil Code.The age of consent to enter into marriage 16 years old for males, and 14 years old for females. Individuals may obtain a Carta de Liberación (certificate of time served) in person by visiting the prison where the individual served his/her sentence.
It is uncertain whether women and girls facing forced marriage would be able to access adequate protections in Mexico.
If you've just set a date for your wedding, this can be an exciting time for the two of you!
Don't let the marriage license laws of Mexico put a dent in your wedding plans.
In certain regions, early and forced marriage situations are not uncommon, with few remedies for victims.
Women and girls in Mexico have equal legal rights and protections when entering into or dissolving a marriage.