Licensing a venue for civil ceremonies

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How to apply or renew your venue license

    To hold a legal marriage or civil partnership ceremony a venue must be licensed by the local authority. Find out how to apply or renew a venue license.


    Terms and conditions for granting a licence for civil ceremonies

      Surrey County Council’s standards for the granting of a licence for venues to hold civil marriage or civil partnership ceremonies.


      Licensing a garden structure

        Essential information for venues wishing to apply for a licence to hold a marriage or civil partnership ceremony in a free standing garden structure.


        Current venue licence applications

          Applications currently being processed for a licence to hold marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at their premises.