Check availability for weddings, civil partnerships and celebratory services up to end of 2022
Telephone: 0300 300 8089
Please note: we have limited availability for weddings, civil partnerships and celebratory services up to the end of 2022. Please call or email us to check if we have availability for a ceremony in 2022.
New law regarding marriages, applicable from 4 May 2021
Since 4 May 2021, you won't sign a register or be given a certificate on the day, when getting married. Instead, you'll sign a marriage schedule. This is a one-page document which contains all the required information to enable your marriage to be registered in the electronic register.
If you're getting married in the Church of England
If you're getting married in a civil or other religious building
How to get a marriage certificate
You'll need to request your certificate, separately, after you've married.
What you need to do before your ceremony
Before your marriage or civil partnership ceremony, you will need to:
- choose a venue – these are the approved venues
- contact our superintendent registrar to book your ceremony (we do not take bookings earlier than 12 months before the ceremony)
- book an online appointment with the registrar to give notice of your marriage or civil partnership
Book an appointment to give notice of marriage
Book an appointment to give notice of civil partnership