Question: How do you legally marry a couple in Australia?

What documents do you need to get married in Australia?

What are the documents needed?Original birth certificate or original birth extract.Original passport, Australian or overseas.If you were married previously, you need to show proof of divorce (Divorce Certificate or a Decree Absolute) or a death certificate.More items •May 30, 2019

Legal definition of marriage in Australia The Marriage Act 1916 defines a marriage to be the union between two people to the exclusion of all others, which has been voluntarily entered into for life.

To get married in NSW you must: not be married to someone else. not be marrying a parent, grandparent, child, grandchild or sibling (brother or sister) be at least 18 years of age, unless a person aged between 16 and 18 years of age has court approval to marry.

Do you need a birth certificate to get married in Australia?

Your authorised marriage celebrant will also need: evidence of your date and place of birth (birth certificate or passport) identity (drivers licence or passport) proof that a previous marriage has ended.

Can you stay in Australia if you get married?

The answer is yes, marrying an Australian to get residency is possible if all relevant valid visa application and grant requirements are met. If your spouse is an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or eligible New Zealand citizen, they may be eligible to sponsor you for a permanent residency visa in Australia.

How can I get married online in Australia?

In Australia you can NOT get LEGALLY married online. Per the Marriage Act 1961 administered by the Attorney Generals Department it is NOT possible to get married on-line (Examples Skype, Zoom, Teams etc). all to be physically together in the same location.

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