How to get a marriage license in Australia

How to get a marriage license in Australia

We’ve seen so much American TV that so many Aussies ask me how to get their marriage license. So here’s my comprehensive guide to applying for, and getting, a marriage license in the Commonwealth of Australia.

You don’t need a marriage license in Australia.

The way to get one is to not get one because they don’t exist.

You see, the concept of a marriage license is not an Australian one, and unfortunately in Australia we need to adhere to Australian law. Aussie marriage law doesn’t need you to get a license from the government to marry, instead, you simply need to find a marriage celebrant (I know a guy) and give them more than one month’s notice via a form they’ll help you fill out.