All marriages, civil partnerships, and appointments to give notice for a marriage or civil partnership, have been suspended until further notice.

If you have an exceptional circumstance, such as a life limiting condition, and require an urgent marriage or civil partnership, please contact us at

The website explains the differences between the formation of a marriage and a civil partnership.
Before you arrive for your appointment to give notice of marriage, you should be sure which type of legal contract you wish to create. The registration service are unable to advise you on this matter.

Two men getting married
Notice of marriage

To officially begin your journey to marriage, you must first give notice.