State Requirements for Marriage

The Civil Registration Act 2004 requires all couples planning a marriage ceremony in Ireland to register their intent of marriage with the State at least three calendar months prior to their wedding date.

To improve access for couples to the State’s service, in addition to the current appointment booking methods of “in person” or “by telephone”, a new online appointment booking system has been launched.  To notify the registrar of your intention to marry you may book a Marriage Notification appointment at

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