Thursday, August 18, 2005

More paperwork to do

In the vain hope that we had all our paperwork, we went down to the Marriage Office this morning. Much busier this time as when I was down there last, maybe because it was morning, maybe because it was summer. I knew it wasn't complete because there was no translation done yet, but we thought we might be able to twist a few arms to give us a date. No such luck. We both need to send our birth certificates back to our respective nations to get "officialized" by the authorities. G needs an Apostille to say "Yes, this is an Australian birth certificate" and I need the German embassy in Canada to say the same about mine. What a runaround. I'm phoning them this afternoon to make sure of the address and such. Hope I don't have to apply in person. That would be a real downer. And probably kill the idea of getting married in Germany PDQ.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

WELL, that's a bummer!!! Maybe getting married before the justice of the peace in Australia might be the answer and having a little wedding party in Germany when you get back! Well, we won't be booking our flight to Germany right away. We have to the end of Sept I think, before they change the rules and we'll have to use alot more points (which we don't have). I'll confirm that.

Good Luck with your birth certificates, etc.

Aunty Mary is here and she passes a Hi to you guys from her and Kev & Lynn!

Love Mom

Anonymous said...

Did you get this sorted out in the end, Miss M?
We need a new update, let us know what the situation is.
love from Dee

Kathie said...

What a pain in the backside it all is!!! Hope you're getting it sorted! All this for 9 whole minutes... and they say romance is dead!
Love
Kathie