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Valentine's Day wedding

Getting married on Valentine’s Day is a romantic way to start your story together and at the Brisbane registry you’ll feel on top of the world with the breathtaking panoramic views of the Brisbane skyline, from Mount Coot-tha to Moreton Bay.

You can get married in affordable style in our ceremony rooms and share your special moment with up to 50 guests.

Look at our gallery to imagine your ceremony at the registry.

Planning your ceremony

Before you can book a Valentine's Day wedding with us, we need to discuss your plans.

You have until Friday 12 January 2018 to meet with us and organise your ceremony.

At your meeting with us, a wedding registry coordinator will ask you to:

Request an interview appointment

This online service allows you to choose the date and time of your interview.

You will be asked to give your name, email and mobile number to book your interview, and you will get an email to confirm your interview appointment. The email will also allow you to easily reschedule or cancel your booking, if necessary.

Please note: bookings require at least 2 business days' notice. We will be closed Monday 25 December 2017 for the Christmas break. We will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018 at 8.00am.

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The Department of Justice and Attorney-General, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages is collecting your personal information for the purpose of facilitating your interview booking online and for contacting you in relation to your booking. Your personal information will not be used or disclosed for any other purpose unless authorised or required by law. Your personal information will be handled in accordance with the provisions of the Information Privacy Act 2009.

Other booking options

You can also book your interview appointment with us by:

  • calling

    Local call* 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
    International +61 7 3405 0985 (+10 hours UTC)

    (Phone lines open Monday–Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm)

    *Costs may be higher from mobile phones and interstate.

  • visiting the Brisbane registry customer service centre at Level 32, 180 Ann Street, Brisbane.

Cost of a wedding at the registry

A Valentine's Day wedding in Brisbane is an affordable way to get married.

To secure a time and date for your wedding, you will need to pay the applicable fee.

A registry wedding costs:

  • $332.00 (Monday–Friday, 9.30am–4.00pm).

The cost for a registry ceremony includes:

  • the ceremony
  • a celebrant
  • the ceremony room
  • a ceremonial marriage certificate.

The cost of a Valentine's Day wedding doesn't include an official standard marriage certificate unless you buy one. Pay for one at your interview for $46.60.

You can pay:

  • at the customer service centre
    • by EFTPOS or credit card
    • with cash
    • with a business account cheque
    • with a bank cheque
    • with a money order
  • through the mail
    • by credit card
    • with a business account cheque
    • with a bank cheque
    • with a money order.

Make cheques and money orders payable to 'Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages'.

We do not accept personal cheques.

What documents you need

When you come to your interview to book your Valentine's Day wedding, you will need to bring your original proof of ID and supporting documents showing evidence of:

  • the date and place of birth (original birth certificate) and current photo ID of each partner, or a current passport
  • divorce or death of any former spouse (i.e. divorce document or death certificate), if applicable.

You need to show your wedding registry coordinator originals of your documents, because we cannot accept photocopies.

Request an interview appointment.

Interpreting and translated identity documents

If you cannot speak and understand English, you may bring an interpreter.

For original documents that are not in English, you must also provide a translation from a translator accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI).

Gallery

Look at our gallery to imagine your ceremony at the new registry.

Brisbane registry contact details

Located at Level 32, 180 Ann Street, Brisbane

December opening hours

Monday–Friday: 8.30am–4.30pm

Public holidays: Closed

January opening hours

Monday–Friday: 8.00am–4.30pm

Public holidays: Closed

Public holiday office closure

The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages located at Level 32, 180 Ann Street, Brisbane will be closed Monday 25 December 2017 for the Christmas break. We will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018 at 8.00am.

Need more help?

Find out how to get a birth certificate from an interstate or overseas registry.

Read more about what you need to do if you have been married before or if you are getting married.

Last updated
1 December 2017
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