Essential first steps

Personalise your ceremony

A civil marriage ceremony cannot have any religious content but you can add your own promises to the legal wording of the vows and select a couple of readings to make the ceremony more meaningful to you.

The Bride’s entrance is a pivotal moment and you can select a suitably moving piece of music, likewise your first steps as a married couple present a great opportunity to add a little individuality to your ceremony with a stand out piece of music.

Just remember to send your individual choices for the ceremony into the Register Office at least 30 days prior to your wedding for approval and don’t forget to pay your ceremony fee at least 4 weeks before the wedding.

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Celebratory ceremonies

The Registration Service can also conduct ceremonies for other celebrations such as baby naming days, or renewal of marriage vows. With each ceremony being tailored to individual requirements or circumstances.

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Book your registrars

If you wish to make a booking with the Registration Service to attend your marriage, you will need to read the terms and conditions below before completing the booking request form.

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