Located on the jagged coasts of southwest Mexico, Oaxaca is renowned for its unrivaled natural beauty, its stunning archaeological sites, and its rich traditional culture.
|Timezone||Central Standard Time (UTC-6)|
|Unique Feature||Historic Architecture|
|Good For||Sightseeing, Cultural Immersion, Local Artisans|
The best times to visit Oaxaca are April through May and September through October.
For a legal wedding in Mexico, you will need four witnesses, a blood test, (done by a certified doctor in Mexico), passports, and other documents (as listed below). If a woman is divorced, it must be at least one year since the divorce was finalized. If either partner is widowed, a death certificate must be provided.
Airport: Oaxaca International Airport (OAX)
Required for Entry: Passport and Mexican Tourist Permit (usually issued upon arrival)
- Marriage License
- Tourist Cards
- Copies of Birth Certificates (Translated into Spanish and Apostilled or Notarized)
- Copy of Divorce Certificate* (Translated into Spanish and Apostilled)
- Copy of Spouse Death Certificate(s)** (Translated into Spanish and Apostilled)
*Only if a woman is divorced.
**Only if one or both partners is widowed.