Before the marriage takes place, there are a few steps you need to take:
- Find a registered Marriage Celebrant.
- Fill in the Notice of Intended Marriage form (NOIM).
Lodge NOIM form with Marriage celebrant of your choice not less than one month prior to the wedding day.
Have two Witnesses,18 years old or older, present on the wedding day
Documents to support NOIM form:
Original Birth Certificate or Australian passport, or Overseas passport (if born outside Australia)
ID document – driver’s license, or passport, or an Australian citizenship certificate
Original Divorce or Death certificates, if you have been married before.
Handle all legal paperwork for marriage registration and lodge legal forms with BDM Registry after the wedding
Solemnise your marriage according to the Australian law
Explain procedure for obtaining an Official Marriage certificate from BDM Registry
On request, provide Letters to Immigration Department as a part of an Application for a Fiancée/Partner Visa.