Marriages, civil partnerships and celebratory services

Opposite-sex civil partnerships

Be the first opposite-sex civil partners in Central Bedfordshire!

We can now take bookings for couples to give notice from 2 December 2019, which will allow the first civil partnerships to be formed from 31 December 2019. Please note that if you wish to form your civil partnership in Central Bedfordshire, the first available date will be 3 January 2020.

How to book

Call 0300 300 8089 and we'll reserve your date and time, up to one year in advance of your civil partnership. You will be required to pay a fee when you book, which is payable by debit / credit card.

Change in the law

The Civil Partnership (Opposite-sex Couples) Regulations 2019, which extend eligibility for forming civil partnerships to opposite sex couples, were approved in Parliament and made on 5 November 2019. The regulations will come into force on 2 December 2019.