If you’re considering getting almost married in Belize, here’s my how-to guide having done this myself. 🙂
Firstly, you need a companion for this journey. It’s a little harder to get almost married alone. Here’s my co conspirator:
Step 2, rent a car. A little internet research will tell you that you can’t easily get almost married in San Ignacio, so you need to travel to Belmopan. I recommend car rental as the most expedient method of transport in Belize. That is, of course, assuming you’re in a hurry to get almost married!
Now that you have transport, you need to find the Ministry of the Attorney General in Belmopan. This is not as easy as it sounds. I recommend parking in the central market and walking. You’ll eventually find a library with a sign on the door that says “Marriage Licence”. The vaguely unfriendly lady should give you the application form and explain the process.
You need to find a justice of the peace and complete the form in front of them.
Here’s the victory pose, we’ve completed and signed the application for a licence to almost marry.
Finally, the most important step in getting almost married is to destroy the paperwork. If you don’t follow this step then you might actually end up married! 🙂
So there you have it, how to get almost married in Belize in 5 easy steps!