Introduction

Find out how to licence your premises to be able to hold marriages and Civil Ceremonies.

You can find full details on the suitability of premises in the application pack. You should consider the following requirements before making your application:

  • The premises must, in our opinion, be a decent and dignified venue for a marriage or civil partnership
  • The premises must be regularly available to be used for the solemnisation of marriages or formation of civil partnerships
  • Licensed premises cannot be religious premises (those used solely or mainly for religious purposes, or have been used that way and have not subsequently been used solely or mainly for other purposes)