Notary Public Services – Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage

Public notary helping you get married overseas

As a public notary providing assistance with documents used in foreign countries, clients often ask us to notarise documents to apply for certificates of No Impediment to Marriage.

AustraliaThe legal requirements for Australians to marry overseas or to marry foreign nationals in another country can be different and unfamiliar, so if you need guidance before using our services, you should make enquiries with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). DFAT provides information on obtaining certificates of No Impediment to Marriage or directions regarding contacting the local office of the relevant country.

In addition to notarising specific identification documents, sworn documents and declarations, you may also need to have those documents authenticated or obtain an apostille – depending on the intended country. We will provide you wish hassle-free notary public services to facilitate your application to avoid unnecessary delay and headache.

Depending on your reasons for wanting to marry overseas, you may want to consider the option of legally marrying in Australia but having a ceremony or celebration overseas – which is often the main reason why couples who normally live in Australia choose to ‘marry’ overseas. Sometimes they want a romantic destination, sometimes its considered to be cheaper, or maybe their family and friends are overseas – whatever the reason, the option of legally marrying in Australia because it is relatively less complicated which then avoids the hassles of navigating through the process that is normally involved in marrying overseas. For more information regarding marrying in Australia, please visit the Registry of Birth Deaths & Marriages, or your equivalent authority in your state.

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Do you have any questions regarding this article?

If you have never had to have a document notarised before, you may find our role as a notary public, the notary public services that we provide, and this whole process (especially authentication, legalisation and apostille) to be confusing and daunting. Do not worry! We are here to try to simplify it, make it easy for you to understand, and to guide you or assist you with achieving your desired goal.

Please contact us or visit our Frequently Asked Questions for more information regarding this article or our notary public services.

Click here to see the flowchart that we created to help you understand the process regarding notarisation, apostille, authentication and legalisation.

So, what next?

If you are now ready to proceed with having your document notarised, please visit our Notary Fees page for a FREE quote on our notary public services or just call us on 02 9687 8885 and speak to our friendly staff about your requirements.

Why choose Phang Legal for your notary public services?

We are a leading provider of notary public services in Sydney known for our low-cost fixed fee notary services, our availability to provide notary public services on short notice, and our focus on personal and timely notary public services. With our offices conveniently located in Parramatta, the geographic centre of the Sydney metropolitan area, our notary public assists clients from across all suburbs of Sydney and beyond.

Ern Phang, Notary Public

Notary Public

This website is maintained by Phang Legal, an incorporated legal practice in Parramatta and a leading provider of notary public services to clients across Sydney. Extensive experience and low-cost fixed prices ensures quality services and satisfied clients.

Ern Phang is the solicitor director of Phang Legal and a notary public. Ern regularly writes about his experiences as a notary public and the kinds of issues faced by his clients in sending documents overseas.

All information contained in this article is for general purposes only and correct as at the time of publication. You should only rely on information and advice that is specific to your situation and current at the time you wish to rely on it.