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Convert a civil partnership into marriage

You can convert your civil partnership into a marriage at any registration office in Lincolnshire.

At your appointment, you must complete a declaration to request the conversion of your civil partnership into a marriage. You must bring:

  • evidence of your names, dates of birth and addresses
  • your civil partnership certificate

To complete the conversion, you must sign the declaration. This can be done at your appointment or as part of a ceremony at:

  • a registration office
  • a licenced venue
  • a religious building where same-sex marriages are allowed

To book an appointment, call 01522 782244.

Conversion and ceremony fees

If you want to sign the declaration at your initial appointment, there is a fee of £45.

If you want to sign the declaration at a ceremony, there is a fee of £27 at the initial appointment plus a ceremony fee.

At a registration office, our ceremony fees are:

  • £220 - Monday to Thursday
  • £235 - Friday and Saturday
  • £260 - Sunday and Bank Holidays

At a licensed venue, our ceremony fees are:

  • £410 - Monday to Thursday
  • £450 - Friday and Saturday
  • £500 - Sunday and Bank Holidays

Fees charged by a religious building where same-sex marriages are allowed are your responsibility. Our fee for a registrar to attend a religious building is £91.

You must pay all our fees six weeks before the day of the ceremony.

You can buy marriage certificates at your appointment or ceremony. They cost £11 each.