The current impact of Coronavirus/Covid-19 on the registration service
Updated on 15 June 2021
Following the Prime Minister’s announced on Monday 14 June, 2021 on the roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions, there are some changes to marriage and civil partnerships.
From Monday, 21 June to Sunday, 18 July
The Register Office
There is no change to our current arrangement and a maximum of 30 people can attend which includes the couple being married and 28 other guests
More details about other restrictions which will apply at your wedding at the register office can be found on this additional information document [pdf document]
Approved venues such as licensed wedding hotels
There is no longer a maximum number of people who can attend a wedding at an approved venue provided that social distancing is maintained.
If you are getting married at an approved venue you should contact the venue for advice on the maximum numbers who can attend and any other restrictions that apply. More information about getting married at an approved venue up to 18 July, 2021 can be found on this additional information document [pdf document]
From Monday, 19 July, onwards
The government will update us on the impact of next stage of the roadmap to further ease restrictions around Monday 12 July. We will update this website as soon as we are aware of any further impact on marriages and civil partnerships. Please do not contact us before the government update us as we do not have advance notice of government updates.
The Register Office from 19 July onwards
If you have a wedding booked at the Register Office from Monday, 19 July, 2021 onwards you should read the information found on this additional information document [pdf document]