Give notice of marriage or civil partnership

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Appointment fees 

  • Your notice of marriage or civil partnership fee is £35 per person.
  • if your notice of marriage or civil partnership is referred to the Home Office it is £47 per person.

If your last marriage was dissolved or annulled and your divorce document was issued outside the British Isles, it will need to be validated by Lincolnshire Registration Service or the General Register office.

  • £50 if Lincolnshire Registration Service can clear the documents.
  • £75 if the documents require referral to the General Register Office (GRO).

All notice appointment fees are payable at the point of booking.

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Please note you are not booking your marriage or civil partnership ceremony. This appointment is to complete the legal paperwork only.

Before booking an appointment to give notice, it is your responsibility to read and understand the following:

  • Your appointment will last approximately 30 minutes per person.
  • If there are any language difficulties, you must arrange for a suitable translator to attend with you.
  • A booking fee will be required to secure your appointment. This will be the total cost of your notice appointment.
  • You must bring all required documents to your appointment. Failure to do so will result in us not being able to take your notice.

Give notice of marriage

Give notice of civil partnership

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