legalities

Muslim Ceremonies



muslim mosque

The UK’s marriage laws allow for mosques to be registered for the solemnisation of marriages, although many are not and if this is the case then a civil ceremony is also necessary und

Hindu Ceremonies



hindu wedding ceremony

UK law allows for Hindu temples to be registered for marriage according to Hindu rites. The legal requirements are those that apply to civil marriages.

Sikh Wedding Ceremonies



sikh wedding

Some Sikh gurdwaras (places of worship) in the UK are registered for marriage.

Church Of England Marriages



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A marriage ceremony is a public declaration of your love and commitment to one another, and if you choose a religious ceremony in church you are acknowledging that God cares about your rela

Civil Partnerships



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Since 5 December 2005, when the Civil Partnership Act 2004 came into operation, same-sex couples have been able to register as civil partners of each other.

Fees



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In this day and age, nothing comes for free, although Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson will have us believe differently.

Documents



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The superintendent registrar needs to know your full names, ages, marital status, address(es) and nationality, and will require documentary evidence.

Dotting the I's and crossing the T's



marriage certificate

Hello young lovers - if you’re under 18 you’re going to need the written permission of your parents or guardian before you can tie the knot.