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Giving of Notice of Intended Marriage


Important Notice

In accordance with the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation (Cap. 599F), specified events can be conducted at event premises subject to relevant requirements and restrictions during a specific period by notice published in the gazette.

Therefore, during the aforesaid period, the number of participants including the bride, the bridegroom, witnesses and guests for a marriage celebrated at the Marriage Registry cannot be more than 85% of the number of persons that may normally be accommodated in the marriage hall of the Marriage Registry, and allowing patrons in groups of eight or the number of persons living in the same household, whichever is more, in accordance with the aforesaid condition as specified in the gazette.

Furthermore, all participants of marriage ceremony must comply with the relevant applicable requirements under the Vaccine Pass Direction unless the number of participants does not exceed the statutory required attendance for marriage (i.e. the Register, the marrying parties and 2 witnesses) under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap. 181) where no food or drink is served. Following the Government’s announcement regarding the addition of the “Red Code” and the “Amber Code” into the Vaccine Pass, person holding the “Red Code” is not allowed to attend wedding ceremony. For “Amber Code” holder, he/she may attend a wedding ceremony with the number of participants not exceeding the statutory required attendance for marriage under the Marriage Ordinance (Cap. 181) where no food or drink is served.

For enquiries, please call the enquiry hotline at 2824 6111 or by email to enquiry@immd.gov.hk.

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Giving of Notice of Intended Marriage


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19-08-2022