Registry Office Weddings In Sydney

A Registry Office Wedding is the quickest and cheapest way to get married in Sydney with legal marriages available from just $350. Marriages at the Registry Office include a Commonwealth authorised celebrant who officiates a simple wedding at your chosen wedding ceremony venue.

In Sydney, there are three types of registry office weddings to choose from. You can book a traditional registry office wedding through the NSW Government, a registry office ceremony at a private venue or simply book a celebrant who officiates marriages in the style of a registry wedding but in their home office or beautiful Sydney location. 

Here's a directory of registry office wedding providers in Sydney.


Sydney Registry Offices ($477+)
Private Registry Office Venues ($1,850+)
Registry Weddings by a Celebrant ($350+)
Registry Office Photographers

Sydney Registry Offices 

There are three Sydney Registry Offices. The quoted fees include use of the wedding ceremony venue, an officiant and marriage certificate. Additional fees apply to lodge your Notice of Intended Marriage form.

To get at one of these Sydney Registries you'll need to book an appointment for an interview at least one month before your wedding date. 

1. Pyrmont Registry Office

  • Wharf 10, Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont, NSW 2009
  • Capacity: 30
  • Weekday Weddings: $477 (9am - 4pm) 
  • Friday (6pm - 8pm) or Saturday (9am - 5pm): $592
  • Some Saturdays 70 guests (5pm - 7pm): $1,299

 Chippendale Registry Office

2. Parramatta Registry Office

  • 30 Phillip St, Parramatta NSW 2150
  • Capacity: 30
  • Weekday Weddings (9am - 4pm): $477 
  • Friday (6pm - 8pm) or Saturday (9am - 5pm): $592

 Parramatta Registry Office

3. Manly Yacht Club

  • East Esplanade, Manly, NSW 2095
  • Capacity: 30
  • Weekday Weddings: $707

 Manly Registry Office

Private Registry Office Venues

Private wedding ceremony venues offer a more intimate location for registry style weddings without the queues and time pressures of the NSW marriage registry. Here's a list of beautiful wedding ceremony venues in Sydney that give you the freedom to tailor an affordable wedding designed just for you in the privacy of your own space.

Registry Office Lords Estate
Lords Estate Chapel

  • Location: 313 Seven Hills Rd, Seven Hills, NSW 2147
  • Capacity: 2 - 100
  • Availability: Daily 8am - 10pm
  • Cost: $1,850+

The private Lords Estate Chapel & Drawing Room offer all-inclusive registry office style wedding packages with venue hire, celebrant, photographer, florals, champagne and wedding cake. You can also hire the chapel for your exclusive use without all the inclusions.

The chapel is located on the vast grounds of Lords Estate where you can have champagne and wedding cake or cheese platters in the gardens. The gardens offer lots of wedding photo opportunities including a romantic swing, rustic chapel walls, garden chandeliers, a parquet porch and the elegant Victorian backdrop of the estate's main residence. 

The main residence also has an amazing private dining room that seats up to 10 guests for a privately catered celebratory meal.

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Registry Office Wedding Venue St Josephs
St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Location: 1029 Saint Albans Road, Saint Albans, NSW
  • Capacity: 100
  • Availability: Daily
  • Cost: $3,500+

St Joseph's Guesthouse is located on a private hillside overlooking the Hawkesbury River and is one of Sydney's most atmospheric locations for intimate weddings. Built from the ruins of a 160 year old country church, the grounds offer a relaxed and secluded location for wedding ceremonies and photos, and there's a beautiful function space on the ground floor.

St Joseph's is available with dry venue hire and as it also operates as an Airbnb, comes with the option of accommodation in 5 luxury bedrooms in the upper two storeys. Simple registry office weddings are $4,800 including a half day venue hire, photographer, celebrant, champagne, grazing table, cake and flowers.

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Registry Weddings From $350

The cheapest way to get married in Sydney is with a NSW registry wedding officiated by an authorised marriage celebrant. Registry weddings officiated by celebrants range from a legals-only simple ceremony involving the minimum legally required wording, to customised wedding ceremonies that kick your marriage off in a style fitting with your personalities.

Choosing a celebrant to officiate your registry wedding gives you control over who marries you and the style of your wedding ceremony. You also have greater freedom to choose your wedding ceremony location allowing you to pick a spot you love or that has meaning to you. 

The following marriage celebrants officiate Sydney registry wedding style ceremonies anywhere from the back of a taxi in the CBD to a booth in one of the city's groovy urban cafes. You can even take your no-fuss nuptials to the beach, a quiet park or one of the city's many intimate gardens. Some marriage celebrants in Sydney have a registry office in their homes or backyard gardens.

Marriage Office Weddings Michael Janz
Michael Janz

  • Wedding Packages: Registry Office, legals only, simple ceremonies
  • Ceremony Locations: Sydney CBD + 20km
  • Availability: 7 Days
  • Cost: $500

Michael offers simple, registry office style wedding ceremonies throughout the Sydney CBD and inner metropolitan area. He'll get you legally married quickly, intimately and without fuss at any Sydney beach, park, garden, cafe or anywhere else of your choosing.

Michael has a very warm and happy presence and makes everything feel very easy. He works seamlessly with couples of all backgrounds and is happy to assist with paperwork for visa applications or other government documentation.

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Sydney Registry Ceremonies by Vicki
Registry Office Weddings by Vicki

  • Location: Pagewood, NSW
  • Years In Business: 12+
  • Cost: $550+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 40+

If you're considering a no fuss wedding at the registry office but still want your ceremony to be highly personal, Vicki Frittmann offers an ideal option. She offers heartfelt, fun and unique marriages at McKell Park on Sydney Harbour (where she was married herself) from $550. The park is set against stunning views of the harbour and is private and mostly secluded from the public. 

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Sydney Registry Office style ceremonies in Kirribilli NSW
Simple Ceremonies Sydney

  • Location: Milsons Point, NSW 2061
  • Years in Business: 8+
  • Cost: $350+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 700+

Simple Ceremonies specialise in officiating relaxed & fun NSW registry weddings overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Registry office style ceremonies start at $350 with up to 20 guests in Milsons Point and McMahons Point, or for $525 you can choose your own ceremony venue and bring up to 100 guests. 

Alternative locations for a registry wedding in Sydney are available in Putney, Bondi, Cronulla and Penrith. Optional package extras include a beautiful ceremony set up with chairs, signing table and styling, a photographer, video and live streaming. 

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Registry Office Weddings With Zoe
Zoe Sabados

  • Wedding Packages: Registry Office Weddings
  • Ceremony Locations: Sydney Metro + 20km
  • Availability: 7 Days
  • Cost: $675+gst

Zoe is an upbeat and fun marriage celebrant who offers a quickie wedding package called 'The F-Bomb' which includes a 10 minute Registry Office style wedding ceremony. You can choose your preferred location anywhere in Sydney from gardens or balconies to a bowling alley or bar. A vow writing guide is included in the package should you wish to personalise your promises. 

Zoe brings an infectious sense of fun that livens up your typical registry office wedding. You get a vibrant, colourful ceremony with simple, no fuss nuptials.

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Mick Goldie Male Celebrant Sydney
Mick Goldie Officiant

  • Location: Coogee, NSW 2034
  • Years In Business: 1+
  • Cost: $500+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 20+

With a background as a tour guide, Mick Goldie brings a great sense of fun to simple wedding ceremonies upgrading the registry wedding to one with personalised anecdotes, stories and laughter. For $500 you're legally married anywhere within 40km of the Sydney CBD with all the official paperwork completed for you.

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Registry Office Marriage Gary
Gary Mooney

  • Wedding Packages: Registry Office Weddings
  • Ceremony Locations: Eastern Suburbs Sydney
  • Availability: 7 Days
  • Cost: $450

Gary is a highly experience civil celebrant who offers Registry Office weddings at his home office in Waverley. These super simple paperwork-only style ceremonies cost $450 with just the couple and 2 witnesses. Gary can supply witnesses if required. 

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Sydney Registry Office Photographers

Several Sydney wedding photographers offer packages for registry office weddings. Depending on the number of hours included with the package, you can include any of; getting ready, first look, pre-wedding portraits, ceremony, family photos, post-wedding photo session and a few shots of a cake cutting if you're having one.

Mr Wigley Registry Office Wedding Photographer
Mr Wigley Photography

  • Location: Sydney NSW
  • Service Area: Sydney + 150km
  • Availability: 7 Days
  • Cost: $1,999

Mr Wigley is a Sydney photo studio run by award winning photographer Daz. He offers half day wedding photography packages at $1,999 for registry office weddings in Sydney. You get all high resolution wedding photos from your ceremony and photo shoot afterwards to share online and print. 

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Registry Wedding Photographer in Sydney
Anna Murray Photography

  • Location: Bondi Beach, NSW 2026
  • Years in Business: 5+
  • Photo Packages: $1,090
  • 5 Star Reviews: 50+

Anna Murray is a professional Sydney photographer who specialises in intimate weddings with just a handful of guests. Her work is almost 100% candid capturing subtle and special moments as they happen and you receive a collection of very natural images produced with little to no obvious editing effects. A 2 hour shoot costs $1,090.

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Small photography packages in Sydney by Perfect Moment
Perfect Moment Photography & Video

  • Location: Pyrmont, NSW 2009
  • Years in Business: 10+
  • Photo Packages: $1,550+
  • 5 Star Reviews: 100+

Perfect Moment Photography offer affordable little photography packages for registry office weddings in Sydney. Packages are priced from $1,550 and include a candid wedding photographer to capture the signing of your marriage certificate followed by wedding portraits where ever you like in Sydney. Perfect Moment also have small photo + video packages available from $3,350.

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About Registry Office Weddings

A registry office wedding doesn't have to be at the actual Registry Office. The above wedding vendors allow you to plan a quick, easy and affordable wedding that's intimate, personal and fun. Still thinking of a registry wedding? Here's how to get married at the Sydney Registry Office.

How to apply at the Sydney Registry Office
  1. Make sure you fit the eligibility requirements
  2. Lodge a Notice of Intended Marriage
  3. Complete a Registry Marriage & Certificate Application
  4. Collect your passport, death and/or divorce papers
  5. Book a pre-wedding appointment at your preferred location

At your wedding appointment you'll be asked to confirm the details on you NOIM form including the date and time of your wedding. You'll then be asked to make payment depending on your chosen wedding day and time of service.

Sydney Registry Office Weddings - Quick Facts

Getting married at a Sydney Registry Office is quick, easy and affordable. Here's 10 quick facts to know when booking a registry office wedding in Sydney.

  1. There are three registry offices in Sydney located in Pyrmont, Manly, and Parramatta
  2. Standard Registry Office weddings include a maximum of 30 guests
  3. Sydney Registry Office weddings cost $477 plus submission of your NOIM form
  4. The cheapest way to get married in Sydney is with a celebrant from $350
  5. The quickest you can get married in Sydney is 1 month from today
  6. For a quick wedding, celebrants offer the best last-minute availability
  7. The Registry Office designates your officiant (if you want choice, book a celebrant)
  8. The Registry Office requires an interview before your wedding (celebrants don't)
  9. The easiest way to get married is via a celebrant - they do the paperwork for you
  10. Celebrants offer help with visa & other legal documentation

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