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Hi {bridesfirstname} and {groomsfirstname},

Your ceremony booking is for:

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Your reference is : {REF}

Please read the VERY IMPORTANT information below.

To confirm your booking and to ensure your ceremony can go ahead at the above time and date, it is necessary to ensure you lodge your Notice of Intended Marriage form at least 1 calendar month prior to your ceremony date.

Example. If you are getting married on the 10th May 2023 you need to complete and email it back to Simple Ceremonies no later than the 10th April 2023. If you do not do this, we will not be able to marry you on the above date. If you then wish to proceed with another date you will need to rebook and repay for your ceremony.

So, please carefully follow the directions below to ensure all goes smoothly for your ceremony.

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But before you do anything else 😉 read "What to do now." below and ensure you get your Notice of Intended Marriage form in at least one (1) calendar month prior to your ceremony date.

If you have any questions about any of the above, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Cheers Michael & Ange

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By Appointment:
Milson Village
48-50 Alfred Street,
Milsons Point, NSW 2061

Complete your Notice of Intended Marriage (this must be done at least 1 calendar month prior to your ceremony date)

To complete the Notice of Intended Marriage form:

  1. Click here, and type in the required information
  2. You will receive an email with an attached PDF of your personal Notice of Intended Marriage form (NoIM) (check your spam mail if you do not receive with 1 minute of submitting). 
  3. Check ALL the details on the form are CORRECT without OMISSION. If you need to make a correction log back in here https://simpleceremonies.com.au/noim_return/
  4. This NoIM then needs to be signed by either of the couple (or both) and their signatures need to be witnessed by an AUTHORISED PERSON. Click here to see the full list of Authorised Persons
  5. The signed NoIM then needs to be uploaded back onto our site. You will also need to upload; i) Your ID - this can either be your; passport OR your birth certificate AND your driver's license ii) If you have previously been married, you will also need to upload a copy of your Divorce Order or Death Certificate. (along with ID documents)

        IMPORTANT

The above all needs to be done at least ONE Calendar month prior to the ceremony date.(Example. Ceremony to be held on the 10th May 2020, we must receive the NoIM signed and witnessed, no later than the 10th April 2020).  If the NoIM is not received at least one calendar month prior to your ceremony date, by law we are unable to legally marry you. And, if you wish to proceed, you will need to book a future date and pay again. So, please get it back at least ONE calendar month prior to your ceremony date, thank you ;-). 

You will need to provide the original NoIM on the day of your ceremony along with other original documents (see above) - if not before. !

A. On the day of your ceremony you will need to bring with you the following;

  1. The original Notice of Intended Marriage
  2. Your original Passport OR Original birth certificates (with photo ID e.g. Drivers licence) 
  3. Divorce Order (Decree Absolute) or Death Certificate – if applicable.

* All documents must be in English or accompanied by an authorised (N.A.A.T.I accredited) original English translation - Without the above, we will not be able to marry you on the day of your ceremony.

B. In addition, on the day of your ceremony, you are required to bring with you two (2) witnesses.

They can be anyone as long as they are over 18 years and understand English.

C. Is an Interpreter required?

Both parties to the marriage need to understand and speak English. If they do not, it is their responsibility to provide an interpreter. This can be anyone as long as they speak and understand English and the language of both parties.

If you are bringing an interpreter please notify us and have them complete the Statutory Declaration. Click here to complete the Statutory Declaration.

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A. Important Information The Commonwealth Government of Australia has put together a brochure with useful information for those about to get married. You can access and read this information by clicking on the link below. Please read Happily Ever ... Before and After

B. Pre Marriage Counselling The Commonwealth Government of Australia recommends all couples receive pre-marriage counseling. It is not compulsory but it is recommended. Please feel free to talk to us about service providers or check out the list below Couples Counselling The Heart Centre Affinity Counselling Equilibrium Psychology  

In the vain of keeping everything as simple as possible for your wedding, we have selected a number of suppliers offering, simple and easy additions to make your wedding perfect. All our preferred partners have been selected to ensure they provide the same fabulous service that we do. All these can be found at SimpleC.com.au  

Do you need extra guests, chairs, decorations, an isle runner or an arch?
We can arrange it all.

Expecting more than 18 guests, simply pay one additional fee of $75 for up to 39 additional guests (ie 57 guests in total). This fee also includes a microphone and speaker, so your ceremony can be heard.

We have also put together an affordable, decorative furniture package, to make your ceremony perfect and keep it stress-free.

Packages start from $299

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Click here for more details and to book. From $299

Do you need a photographer on the day?
Love to have your once in a lifetime memories captured by an amazing wedding photographer?

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Click here for more details and to book. From $350

Put a ring on it!
Australian Wedding Rings creates stunning wedding rings that are shipped to your door within 10 days (so get onto it now ;-).
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Click here for more details and to book.  

Looking for somewhere to celebrate afterwards?
The Green Moustache is an uber-cool space “floating” above North Sydney. Whether you are just thinking of a "few beers or bubbles" or a full banquet reception the Green Moustache would be very pleased to help.

 

Wedding Reception venue at Green Moustache, North Sydney

 

Click here for more details and to book.  

Need a limo?
Black Cab Central will get you there in traditional style - arriving in either a funk pink or traditional black authentic London Cab.

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Click here for more details and to book.  

A bridal bouquet?
*"If The Florist"* - for your bouquet, buttonhole, decorations and so much more.
Click here for more details and to book.  

 

Do you need help with witnesses on the day of your ceremony?
Planning a very intimate ceremony - with just the two of you, or eloping? By law, you do require two people at your ceremony in addition to yourselves. Your witnesses can be anyone, as long as they are over 18 years old and understand what is occurring. If you would like us to arrange this for you, we can. The fee for 2 witnesses is $300 (or $150 for one witness).  
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Click here to see details and book it in.      

 

 

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  {CREATED} To: {bridesfirstname} and {groomsfirstname},   Service {SERVICE-NAME} Paid in Full: {PRICE}

Terms and Conditions

For your reference, below are the Booking Conditions you agreed to when making your booking https://simpleceremonies.com.au/terms-and-conditions-to-get-married/

Complaints

If at any time you are not completely satisfied with the service provided by Simple Ceremonies, please don't hesitate to contact us. If you are then not happy with the resolution provided by Simple Ceremonies, you can make a formal complaint to the Attorney General (who administers Marriage Celebrants) by clicking here.