Currency: Canadian dollar
Flight time: 15 hours from Johannesburg
If you fancy a different choice of destination for your big day, then you may want to consider weddings abroad in Nova Scotia. If you want your wedding ceremony to be traditional then there are plenty of stunning churches located in the province. On the other hand if you are looking for something a little more bespoke then you might want to consider an ocean front wedding, looking out onto Nova Scotia's South Shore, or a lakeside inn overlooking the fabulous Northwest Arm. Still on a sea faring theme, you can even opt to get married on a tall ship, or in a lighthouse. If you don't have your sea legs, then how about taking your vows in fabulous parkland, or opt for a country style wedding in acres of farmland. Whatever you decide, Novas Scotia can deliver.
To obtain your marriage licence you have to pay a visit to any of the 'deputy issuer of marriage licence' venues located throughout the province. There is only 1 person need apply as long as they have the documentation for both parties. This is to include birth certificates, Valid photo ID including driver's licence, and/or passport, travel visa (if applicable). The cost of the licence is $121.78 Canadian dollars and it is valid for 1 year from date of issue. The only stipulation is that you have to get married in the province that it was issued and that you have to wait five days from issue before you get married.