Give notice of marriage or civil partnership

You can give your notice of marriage or civil partnership up to a year in advance of the ceremony.

You must give notice at least 29 days before your ceremony.

It can be less 29 days if you are terminally-ill in a hospital, hospice or prison. This must be approved by the Registrar General.

Before you book an appointment, check that you:

You must have lived at the same UK address for eight days before the date of your appointment.

To book an appointment, email [email protected] or call 01522 782244.

The fee to give notice is £35 per person.

You must hold your ceremony within 12 months of giving notice or you will have to give it again.