Documents for your Wedding

Documents Celebrant sights before Weddings

What Documents celebrant sights before weddings? So here are the marriage documents you will need if you are going to have your wedding in NSW Australia.
The documents a civil celebrant needs to sight before any civil wedding. It is very straightforward.
Note, all the documents must be in English, or translated by an authorized translator :

Either

Original Birth Certificate and your driving license.
If mislaid, you can get a copy from Department of Births, Deaths & Marriage www.bdm.nsw.gov.au

Or

Any  passport (a valid or expired passport, not cancelled)

If a Widow or Widower :

Original Death Certificate of a spouse.
If mislaid, you can get a copy from Department of Births, Deaths & Marriage.

If Divorced :

Either Original Decree absolute of divorce, or original Certificate of divorce.
If mislaid, you can get from the “Family Court of Australia “.
I will provide you with the exact link to the Family courts if you need to retrieve your divorce papers. 

So contact me any time to discuss your wedding ceremony and the legal requirements in your case.

Change of Name Certificate

If either of the parties had a change of name, then they will have to shoe the marriage celebrant the Change of Name certificate.