If you're planning to marry, we can help with advice about how much notice you need to give and the documents needed.

Giving notice of marriage

Before you can get married in England or Wales, it’s a legal requirement to give notice before your ceremony. The earliest date that notice can be given is 12 months before the marriage or civil partnership.

Giving notice of marriage

Marriage ceremonies

How to book a ceremony and what it costs.

Venues for ceremonies and celebrations

Marriage certificates

How to order a certificate, how much it costs and how long it takes.

Order a copy of a marriage certificate

Marriage certificate corrections

Mistake on a certificate? Don't worry, a correction is usually possible.

Marriage certificate corrections

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