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Book a registrar for your marriage or civil partnership ceremony

Civil Partnership Signing

A Civil Partnership Signing is an administrative process allowing you to complete the legal paperwork and contract your Civil Partnership with each other in front of your witnesses.

Book a registrar

You can book a registrar for a ceremony at a register office or licensed venue, up to two years before your ceremony date.

Please check availability with the licensed venue first, before booking your registrar.

Ceremonies enquiry form

To book a registrar, please complete our online ceremonies enquiry form. Our ceremonies office will then check availability and will contact you by telephone within two working days.

We will discuss the legal preliminaries that you need to complete and send you detailed information about the ceremony itself.

You do not need to have any specific paperwork or identity documents to make a booking.

Please read our ceremony bookings -terms and conditions.

Registrar booking fees

Please see our: marriage and civil partnership fees webpage, for full details of our fees for booking a registrar for your ceremony.

Ceremony times

There are various times offered for ceremonies depending on the day of the week and location you have chosen.

Please note we are unable to conduct ceremonies on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day or Boxing Day.

Licensed venue in Surrey

  • Monday to Friday - 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.
  • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays - 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

Register offices in Surrey

  • Monday to Friday - 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am, 2.15pm, 3pm and 3.45pm.
  • Saturday - 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.15pm, 1.30pm, 2.15pm, 3pm and 3.45pm.