Legal Requirements

· You are required to complete the Notice of Intended Marriage (NOIM) which is the form that must be lodged with your chosen celebrant at least one month and one day before the wedding day and no more than 18months before the scheduled wedding date.

· You need to produce an original birth certificate if you were born in Australia, or a current Passport or Naturalisation Certificate if you were born overseas.

· The permission of a parent or guardian and court approval if you are under 18 years of age,in some cases just court approval is sufficient.

· A Decree Absolute if you have been married previously, or a death certificate of a previous spouse.