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Marriage celebrants

Information, forms and contacts to help marriage celebrants.

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Register marriages online

eRegistry is an easy-to-use online portal that allows authorised marriage celebrants to print marriage forms, register NSW marriages online and order certificates.

To request a login, email eRegistry-support@customerservice.nsw.gov.au quoting your celebrant number.

Register marriages by post

To register marriages by post send the marriage documents to:

NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages
GPO Box 30
SYDNEY NSW 2001

Checklist for marriage documents

  • Page 3 — complete 1 to 14 (and if applicable 15 to 20)
  • Page 4 — signatures and date of lodgement of notice
  • Note both forms of identification for each party (including dates)
  • Notation of transfer when necessary
  • Celebrant's number and signature included
  • S 42(5A) brochure provided to couple  (Happily ever… before and after)

  • Number (Serial No.) noted on record keeping form

  • Declarations for conjugal status completed and signed
  • Both copies of official certificate of marriage signed by celebrant, parties and witnesses
  • Full name of witnesses in BLOCK letters (if handwritten)
  • Rites of ceremony noted
  • Clear writing/printing on all documents
  • No abbreviations
  • Any alterations/corrections are initialled

  • Send the following original documents to the Registry by mail (or if using eRegistry, scan and attach to the online notification):
    • notice of intended marriage (pages 3 and 4)
    • combined declaration of no impediment and official certificate of marriage
  • If applicable, statutory declarations, court order and parents' consent, interpreter's certificate

Apply for a marriage certificate

Celebrants may apply for certificates on behalf of the couple after they perform the ceremony.

To apply for a marriage certificate:

  • order online when using eRegistry's online portal
  • mail the application form and fee to the Registry along with marriage paperwork to be lodged for registration.

Purchase marriage stationery 

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Our marriage celebrants

Our marriage celebrants provide a friendly and professional service so you'll have a memorable, heartfelt and personalised ceremony. Meet our celebrants.

Contacts

For marriage registrations, certificate application forms and other enquiries contact:

For eRegistry technical difficulties and user support contact:

Resources

eMarriage video tutorials

eMarriages overview 

eMarriages: creating and saving

eMarriages: viewing, editing and deleting

eMarriages: submitting and printing

 

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