Following the Prime Minister’s announcement all ceremonies, notice of marriage appointments and standard certificate applications are now deferred until after the pandemic episode. The Civic Centre is currently closed and our team are available for death registrations by telephone only. Please submit your ceremony enquiries and certificate applications once the Civic Centre has re-opened to the public. We will update this page once the restrictions are relaxed and we have re-opened.
No new ceremony bookings will be taken until further notice.
We are unable to offer rescheduling at the moment due to the current COVID-19 situation but will be in contact with couples as soon as possible once restrictions are lifted to help them reschedule their ceremony. If you wish to reschedule your ceremony, at your original venue, you can do so at no additional cost from the Registration Service up to one year from your original ceremony booking.
If your authorities to marry run out before December 2020, you can reschedule your ceremony with the venue and we will offer new Notice of Marriage appointments free of charge to those who live in Wolverhampton. These will have to be given at least 30 days before the date of your newly arranged ceremony.
Those couples who live outside of Wolverhampton should contact their local register office to find out what arrangements they have put in place.
The health and safety of all our clients, their guests and our employees is our absolute priority, so as a precaution we are taking the following measures:
The City Council venues including Bantock House and Coach House, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton Archives, Bilston Town Hall and The City Suite (in the Civic Centre) will be closed until further notice. Customers who have booked marriage or civil partnership ceremonies at these venues in March, April, May, June and July will be contacted by the Wolverhampton Weddings team to discuss the implications of these closures.
Marriage and civil partnerships booked in the Register Office will continue as planned.
Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies booked at external venues will continue as planned providing the venue is still open, but the number of guests permitted to attend the ceremony will be four, this includes the bride and groom.
All couples who have booked a marriage or civil partnership ceremony at one of the City Council venues will be offered a date of their choice, subject to availability of the Registrar and venue, later this year or next year at no additional cost.
If you have already given notice, this is valid for 12 months from the date of the first notice at your chosen venue, please contact the Registration Service for more information on Notices.
We are continuing to take bookings for next year and later this year.
We are monitoring the situation closely and expect changes in the following week/months. We will keep you updated. Please be reassured that we are doing everything possible to limit disruption and are ready to respond quickly to developments. Thank you for your patience and understanding at this difficult time.
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