Australian Embassy
Serbia
Serbia, Montenegro, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Marriages Overseas

Marriages Overseas

You may find general info on Marriages Overseas here.


 

Marriage in Serbia 

Marriages in Serbia is arranged by local Municipal Councils. Councils may require the following documents:
 

  1. Certificate of No Impediment - This document issued both in English and Serbian can be obtained from the Australian Embassy Belgrade for a fee. Please note that Certificates of No Impediment issued by other Australian Missions are not acceptable in Serbia.
     

  2. Single Status Report - This document also known as the Result of Search Document needs to be obtained from your state Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Below are contact details of the Registrars of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Australia.
     

  3. Original birth certificate - No more than six months old and where necessary translated into Serbian.
     

  4. Australian Passport.
     

  5. Administrative Fee.

The Australian Embassy wishes to advise however that some Municipal Council's may ask for additional documents to be supplied in order to arrange a marriage in Serbia. Australian Citizens are urged to call their respective Municipal Council in order to ascertain detailed information on requirements prior to obtaining any documents.

Births, Deaths and Marriages Certificates in Serbia are obtained from the Municipal Council where the event took place, by filling out an application form and payment of an administrative fee.

Please note that the local authorities require an Apostille Stamp to be affixed on the Single Status Report (Result of Search Document) and on Australian Birth Certificates. An Apostille stamp can only be obtained from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade state and territory offices in Australia.

For further information on marriages in Serbia please contact the Australian Embassy in Belgrade.
 


 

Marriage in Montenegro


 

Marriages in Montenegro is arranged by local Municipal Councils. Councils may require the following documents:

 

  1. Certificate of No Impediment - This document issued both in English and Serbian can be obtained from the Australian Embassy Belgrade for a fee. Please note that Certificates of No Impediment issued by other Australian Missions are not acceptable in Montenegro.
     

  2. Single Status Report - This document also known as the Result of Search Document needs to be obtained from your state Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Below are contact details of the Registrars of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Australia.
     

  3. Original birth certificate - No more than six months old and where necessary translated into Serbian.
     

  4. Australian Passport.

  5. Administrative Fee.

  6. The Australian Embassy wishes to advise however that some Municipal Council's may ask for additional documents to be supplied in order to arrange a marriage in Montenegro. Australian Citizens are urged to call their respective Municipal Council in order to ascertain detailed information on requirements prior to obtaining any documents.

  7. Births, Deaths and Marriages Certificates in Montenegro are obtained from the Municipal Council where the event took place, by filling out an application form and payment of an administrative fee.


 

Please note that the local authorities require an Apostille Stamp to be affixed on the Single Status Report (Result of Search Document) and on Australian Birth Certificates. An Apostille stamp can only be obtained from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade state and territory offices in Australia.

For further information on marriages in Montenegro please contact the Australian Embassy in Belgrade.


 

Marriage in Romania
 


 

Marriages in Romania are arranged by local Municipality Councils. Councils may require the following documents.

  1. "Certificate de Cutuma" - the equivalent of the Certificate of No Impediment. This document issued in Romanian language can be obtained from Australian Consulate in Bucharest for a fee.
  2. Birth Certificate - No more than six months old and where necessary translated into Romanian.
  3. Australian passport.
  4. Medical certificate given by the local Medical Clinic valid for 14 days from the date of issue.
  5. If married before: Original divorce papers / death certificate and where necessary translated into Romanian.
  6. Administrative Fee.

The Australian Consulate wishes to advise however that some Municipal Council's may ask for additional documents to be supplied in order to arrange a marriage in Romania. Australian Citizens are urged to call their respective Municipal Council in order to ascertain detailed information on requirements prior to obtaining any documents.


 

Marriage in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia


Marriages in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are arranged by local Municipality Councils. Councils may require the following documents.

 

  1. Certificate of No Impediment - This document issued in Macedonian language and can be obtained from the Australian Honorary Consulate in Skopje for a fee. Please note that Certificates of No Impediment issued by other Australian Missions are not acceptable in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
     

  2. Single Status Report - This document also known as the Result of Search Document needs to be obtained from your state Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Below are contact details of the Registrars of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Australia.
     

  3. Birth Certificate - No more than six months old, translated into Macedonian and verified by a notary public.
     

  4. Request form from the local Municipal Council.

  5. Administrative Fee.

The Australian Honorary Consulate wishes to advise however that some Municipal Council's may ask for additional documents to be supplied in order to arrange a marriage in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Australian Citizens are urged to call their respective Municipal Council in order to ascertain detailed information on requirements prior to obtaining any documents.

For marriages in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia please contact the Australian Honorary Consulate, Skopje.