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​ Love & marriage on most ro​mantic day of the year

Issued: 14 February 2017

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Cupid’s quiver will be bursting with golden arrows on Valentine’s Day at NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages.

Thirty nine couples will tie the knot during Registry weddings at Chippendale, Parramatta and Wollongong on Tuesday, 14 February.

“Demand for registry weddings is always high on the most romantic day of the year and a Valentine’s Day service ensures anniversary celebrations are on an unforgettable date,” said Registrar Amanda Ianna.

“We do our best to ensure couples have a wonderful time at their wedding by adding special touches like a single red rose and a service that captures the magic of Valentine’s Day.”

Registry marriage services are intimate, affordable and free of the complexity and stress often associated with more lavish ceremonies.

Civil weddings continue to grow in popularity in NSW. Last year, there were over 41,000 marriages across NSW. Two-thirds were civil services and one in 10 couples tied the knot at the Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages.

The Registry is an inexpensive option for marriages with packages starting at $412, which includes a standard marriage certificate required for newlyweds taking their partner’s surname.

Registry weddings are featured on the ABC TV observational documentary, Hatch, Match & Dispatch, on Thursdays at 10.30am.

To find out more about getting married at the Registry, call 13 77 88 or visit www.bdm.nsw.gov.au