Do I Need to Register a Jamaican Marriage in Georgia?
In general, marriages which are legally performed and valid abroad are also legally valid in the United States. In other words, a marriage which is valid under the law of the country in which it is made will generally be recognized as valid in any state of the United States.
We are not aware of any law that requires or provides for the registration of foreign marriages in Georgia. The existence of a marriage may be proved by authenticated marriage records and certificates from Jamaica. A properly authenticated marriage certificate, record or register, or copy or transcript thereof, is admissible to prove a marriage