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What do I need if I want to apply for a Passport once I am married?

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You will need an Official Marriage Certificate from the office of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

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Can I use my commemorative marriage certificate to get a Passport?

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No, you will need to apply for an Official Marriage Certificate to get a passport.

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Can I use my commemorative marriage certificate to get a Passport? Can I use my commemorative marriage certificate to get a Passport?
 

Do you provide a written or printed Marriage Certificate?

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I provide a printed government registered Marriage Certificate.

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Can I use my Marriage Certificate to get an upgrade whilst on my honeymoon?

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Yes, many hotels will upgrade couples if they sight the commemorative marriage certificate.

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Can I use my Marriage Certificate to get an upgrade whilst on my honeymoon? Can I use my Marriage Certificate to get an upgrade whilst on my honeymoon?
 

Can my bridal party sign the back of my Marriage Certificate?

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Yes, in fact anyone can sign the back of the marriage certificate, including friends, family and even pets.

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Do you provide a Marriage Certificate ?

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Yes. I provide a beautifully printed government registered Marriage Certificate, which you can frame and place on your wall at home.

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How long does it take to get our Official Marriage Certificate after we are married?

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The office of Births Deaths and Marriages take about 10 days to produce your official marriage certificate, once the they take receipt of the paperwork from the Celebrant.

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Do you supply an Official Marriage Certificate?

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No, Celebrants cannot supply this. You have to request this from the office of Births, Deaths and Marriages once you are married.

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Do I need to change my name after I am married?

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No. Women who are married under Australian Law automatically have ther name changed, because the Offical Marriage Certificate acts as a psuedo name change certificate.

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Does Australia recognise foreign marriage?

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Yes, as long as the marriage was conducted legally in the country of origin, and that an original marriage certificate can be produced. However, there remains certain types of marriages that are not recognised in Australia, such as Same Sex unions, and underage (under 18) marriages.

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How much do you charge for a standard ceremony?

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My fee varies, depending on your requirement, location, and time of year. All my packages include: a general meeting (I come to you), conveyancing of your marriage application, a rehearsal, the creation of your ceremony, the provision of a Government Marriage Certificate, and the delivery of your ceremony (on the biggest day of your life).

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What makes a gay same sex marriage different to a heterosexual marriage in Australia?

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Firstly, gay same sex marriages are generally referred to as a committment ceremonies, and secondly there is no legal paperwork. The wording during a gay union must be different to a legal civil union, whilst there is also no government marriage certificate issued. There is also no filing with Births Deaths and Marriages after the ceremony, because the Australian government does not currently recognised gay same sex marriages as legal.

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What is your price range for a wedding ceremony on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday?

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Due to popular demand, my current price (for Friday, Saturday, Sunday) is marginally higher, depending on your specific wedding requirements. Factors that affect my price include; time of year (popular dates attract a higher fee), day of the week (weekend dates are more popular than weekdays), and rituals and themes. My fee also includes a meeting, a rehearsal, your actual wedding day, and a governement marriage certificate.

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Do you provide certificates for the flower girls and page boys?

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Yes, I supply these on request and create a ritual for the giving of the certificates during the ceremony.

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What signature do I use to sign the Marriage Certificates?

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You use your normal signature (the one you always use). Your signature is simply your stamp or seal.

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Why are there 3 Marriage Certificates?

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This is because one is sent to Births, Deaths and Marriages, one gets kept by the Celebrant, and one is given to the couple getting married.

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What requirements does a person need to meet to apply for registration as a marriage celebrant?

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Certificate IV in Marriage Celebrancy.

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How many witnesses do I need at my ceremony?

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You need 2 witnesses over the age of 18 to witness the signing of your marriage certificates and marriage register.

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Is it legal to sign the Marriage Certificates whilst intoxicated?

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No.

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What evidence do I need to provide if my previous marriage ended with the death of my partner?

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A Death Certificate.

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Where can I download a Birth Certificate Application form?

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You can download a copy of the 'Birth Certificate Application' form, by selecting 'Relevant Section'.

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Can my partner and I legally hyphenate our names to create a new name?

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Yes, however you will need to complete a 'Change of Name Certificate 'to make your new name legal.

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If my name is misspelt on my birth certificate what do I write on the NOIM?

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You need to write your name (and parents names) exactly as it appears on your birth certificate, regardless of spelling mistakes or errors. The same applies to errors on your passport (if using a passport as proof of ID).

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If my name is misspelt on my birth certificate what do I write on the NOIM? If my name is misspelt on my birth certificate what do I write on the NOIM?
 

Where can I view an online copy of the Australian Marriage Act?

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You can view an online copy of the 'Australian Marriage Act 1961', by selecting 'Relevant Section'.

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What proof of ID do I need to provide with the NOIM?

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When I meet with you, I will need to sight your original Birth Certificate and (or) Passport.

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