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Can I bring my own Officiant (Preacher) to my wedding in Puerto Rico?

Married: 03/01/2010
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Posted On: Jan 20, 2010 at 8:58 PM | Vendors are allowed | Add to My Watchlist | Flag As Inappropriate

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Jan 20, 2010 at 10:13 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Of course you can! If he/she is the person you feel closest to and the most appropriate to marry you then of course! Just be aware that by tradition the person who's Preacher it is, is responsible for their travel and lodging costs, but you can always talk to your Preacher and see if you can work something out.
Jan 21, 2010 at 9:27 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Please make sure your Officiant is approved by PR to officiate legal weddings in PR. You don't want to find out you are not legally married.
Jan 21, 2010 at 12:10 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I hear about people bringing their own officiant all the time. As a photographer, I don't know how it works,but it is common.
Jan 21, 2010 at 5:04 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
No, according to Puerto Rico marriage laws the officiant has to be a resident PR minister, judge and priest.

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