Legal Requirements for Weddings on the Beach in Port Douglas Australia

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  • Minimum 1 working day residency in Australia prior to the wedding ceremony.

Documents required in Australia for the ceremony:

  • Valid Passport (Copies to be sent) Bring Originals with you
  • Certificate of intent to marry (Original to be sent).Click here to download form.This is deemed an original document and you need to send pages 3 & 4 (original).

Passports and original birth certificate to be sighted by the celebrant on wedding day.

If applicable….

1. If divorced your decree absolute.
2. If widowed your spouses death certificate & previous marriage certificate.
3. Legal proof of any name changes by deed poll.