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Apply for a civil marriage and civil partnership venue licence

You need a licence to hold civil marriages and civil partnership ceremonies at your venue.

Read the GOV.UK guidance on suitable premises.

Apply for a licence

Licenses last for a 3 year period. The license fee is £1,914.

When applying for or renewing a license you'll need to provide a plan of any rooms and venues where ceremonies will be held. For each room you must include:

  • the room name
  • dimensions
  • maximum occupancy
  • fire escapes

To find out more or apply for a licence, contact the licensing team.

Current licence applications

You can download our current marriage or civil partnership venue licence applications.

Premises Closing date
Village Hotel Walsall Birmingham, Tempus Drive, Tempus Ten, Walsall, WS2 8TJ download PDF  6 February 2023


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