Talk to your celebrant if you are eloping and need help finding witnesses.
Before we meet please check that you have the following documents:1
The certificate must be shown in full and if born in Australia must be produced before the wedding. An extract is acceptable. If you were born overseas and don’t have a birth certificate, a current overseas passport will suffice
If a visitor to Australia and not an Australian citizen, the Celebrant will need to view your current passport.
If you have been married before, proof of divorce needs to be shown. Again the original needs to be sighted by the Celebrant.
If widowed, the original death certificate needs to sighted by the Celebrant.
Change of name certificate
Legal proof of any name change to be obtained from Births, Deaths & Marriages. Original must be produced.
Official consent for persons under 18
Official consent to marry is required for any parties who are under 18 years of age.