The following documents are necessary in order to be married in a Catholic Church:
Ø Baptismal Certificate:
This certificate is got from the parish where each party was baptised & need issued within six months of the proposed date of Marriage.
Ø Confirmation Certificate:
This certificate is got from the parish where the ceremony of your Confirmation took place. The parish of your baptism may also have this information.
Ø Statutory Declaration Form:
This is a declaration there is no impediment with the church or state for you to marry.
Ø Pre-marriage Course Certificate
(One certificate covers both bride and groom).
Other documents that may be required will be discussed when meeting with the priest.
· If either party is baptised non-Catholic:
Ø Copy of the person’s Certificate of Baptism is necessary.
· If either party has been previously married civilly and/or in religious ceremony:
Ø Please discuss this matter with the priest