Getting Marriage at the official Marriage Registry Office - NSW

Are planning to getting married at the government Marriage Registry Office? STOP! Before your book an interview with the Marriage registry Office, compare to it to Simple Ceremonies Premium Service (you'll be delighted you did.)

Check out the 9 key differences.

Just 3 simple steps!

Marriage Registry Office

1. Cost

You could save up to $232 over the Marriage Registry Office. Our SPECIALS in the Studio start at $150 ALL Inclusive. That compared to $382 (weekdays)Marriage Registry Office_Marriage Celebrant_Get married in sydneyOr get married in a beautiful park on Sydney Harbour on a Friday evening for just $300 compared to getting married in a government office for $497. Get married at an amazing location and save $197.

Plus the governement Marriage Registry Office also charges 0.4% surcharge on credit cards.


2. No interview required

Before you can get married at the government Marriage Registry Office the two of you are required to attend an interview at the Registry office. This generally is when you complete your Notice of Intended Marriage - which then means you have to then wait at least a month after the interview to get married.


3. Book online 24/7

You don't have to wait to check availability with as you have to with the Marriage Registry Office. Any time of the day or night you can check availability at all of our amazing locations and then book it in. At the Marriage Registry Office you have to call Monday to Friday between 8.30-4pm to find out when they have availability and then arrange a time to go in for your interview - one month prior.  Click here and find out how easy it is with Simple Ceremonies. 


4. Five Star Rating

Simple Ceremonies has almost 300 "5 Star Google Reviews".

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5.  Complete paperwork 24/7 - Online

Everyone getting married has to complete a Notice of Intended Marriage form (NoIM) at least one calendar month prior to your ceremony date.

With Simple Ceremonies this is done online and even signed on your smartphone by both you and your witness. Which mean you could do this at anytime of the day or night from anywhere in the world.

At the Registry Office you are required to call and make an appointment before you go in for your interview and then complete your NoIM. They also require both of your to attend. Where as at Simple Ceremonies only one of you have to sign the NoIM.


6.  Fabulous Authorised Celebrants

Every celebrant who works with Simple Ceremonies has been hand pick because they are FABULOUS. Although we office a simple service we pride our selves on making every ceremony very special for the couple and their guests. We ensure the couple are relax (as much they can be 😉 and then try and provide then with a ceremony that matches them - and maybe have a bit of fun too.Simple Ceremonies Celebrant Team


7. Amazing locations

Simple Ceremonies offers a broad selection of locations Monday through to Sunday. Beautiful Harbour Parks, Beach, Boat, Bar - and fun locations such as a London Cab. That is right you can get married IN a London Cab!

  Click here to see our other great locations 


8. Same day registration

Simple Ceremonies registers your marriage online immediately after your ceremony. This means, if you required the Registered Certificate of Marriage (not every one does), you could go straight to Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) and pick it up - or order it online. (Note BDM charge a fee of $60 for the Registered Certificate of Marriage plus an additional $28 for same day pick up.)

In the Surf at Bondi Beach  - now that has to beat the government Marriage Registry Office, Sydney.


9. Add Ons

At Simple Ceremonies we offer a Premium Simple Service but we also understand that couples have different ideas of what "simple" means. So we try and accomodate. For instance;

  • number of guests. Our studio holds 14 people, that is 2 more than the Sydney Marriage Registry Office. All our park locations can have up to 20 people and some (for an additional fee) can have up to 59 people.
  • provide decorations & chairs for some park ceremonies
  • provide witnesses
  • arrange flower
  • arrange photography
  • arrange reception
  • Click here to see all our great Add-Ons


The Simple, Premium & Cool way to get married!

While offering amazing value.

Your wedding ceremony should be a very special moment in your lives.

So our focus is on giving you, the perfect simple ceremony - with the best celebrants & locations.

We then stream-line the rest - keeping it simple, fast and great value. Standard ceremonies  from just $270.

We also have add ons: chairs, decorations, photographer, flowers, hair & make-up ... even a dress!

One Stop - for your perfect wedding!