During your ceremony you are required to say both words of declaration and contracting words. Please choose your words from the options below.

Please note that you must choose the same choice as your partner you cannot say different words.

Declaration

Choice A

I do solemnly declare that I know not of any lawful impediment why I (name) may not be joined in matrimony to (name)

Choice B

I declare that I know of no legal reason why I (name) may not be joined in marriage to (name)

Choice C

Reply 'I am' to the question 'Are you (name) free lawfully to marry (name)?'


Contracting words

Choice A

I call upon these persons here present to witness that i (name) do take thee (name) to be my lawful wedded wife (or husband)

Choice B

I (name) take you (name) to be my wedded wife (or husband)

Choice C

I (name) take thee (name) to be my wedded wife (or husband)


Please indicate your choice of vows on the Notes for Ceremony form. The Superintendent Registrar will guide you through everything you need to do or say, so there is no need to learn or write down your vows.