Call the Register Office on 0151 606 2020 to book a provisional marriage date. Im getting married in August 2013 and the registra has advised me speak to them in August this year to make the booking. If you have any queries about this get in touch with the Superintendent Registrar at the Register Office. A wedding or civil partnership ceremony is created for couples exactly where the celebratory specifications outweigh all other considerations. We booked our registrar just prior to christmas and we arent finding married till december 2012.
A non refundable deposit is payable at the time of booking the registrar for a ceremony. You can view the lovely rooms on provide prior to creating a decision and, once you have chosen your room, date and ceremony time, you can make a provisional booking with a little,non-refundable booking charge. On the day of the wedding you will will need to bring with you at least two other persons who are prepared to witness the marriage and sign the marriage register.
Also we are unable to accept payments for deposits more than the telephone or accept emailed booking forms as the booking type desires to be signed by the parties as you are entering into a legally binding contract with us. Fees for wedding ceremonies are payable four months just before the date of your ceremony or quickly if booked within four months of ceremony date.
The signing of the declaration can be done at a various place pre arranged with the Registrar eg. Backhouse Hall, the Register Workplace Marriage Area, an approved venue (for instance, a hotel or an approved religious building). You can’t give notice till the year in which you are marrying but i never know of any restrictions regarding the booking of the date and time. If you are obtaining a religious marriage the registrar will concern the marriage schedule significantly less than 7 days ahead of the wedding.
If you are contemplating the two stage approach signing the declaration at a various location then you need to go over this further with the Superintendent Registrar who will advise you of the approach and costs involved. Since the Introduction of Similar Sex Marriages in March 2014 no very same sex couples have selected to have a Civil Partnership in Darlington though if you want assistance or clarification about which option to pick speak to the Superintendent Registrar at the Register Office to discuss further.