Marriage and Civil Partnership Premises Licence

Marriage and Civil Partnership Premises Licence

Under legislation the Council grants licences for the provision of Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremonies in certain premises.

When an application is made, the Fire Brigade, and a Council Enforcement Officer inspect the premises. This is to determine suitability of the premises for the licence.

An advertisement has to be placed in a local newspaper on one occasion only however 28 days are allowed for objections to be received to the Licensing Office.

How to Apply

New Application

Marriage Act Application Form
Marriage Act Questionnaire
Marriage Act Notes for Applicants

Renewal Application

Marriage Act Renewal Form
Marriage Act Renewal Questionnaire
Marriage Act Renewal Notes for Applicants

Application Fees

Approved Premises

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

No. However our target period for processing a correctly completed application is 90 days from receipt with the Licensing Authority. This time frame is based upon no objections being made to the application and all reports being satisfactory. We shall confirm within 14 days receipt of your application. If no confirmation is received please contact the Licensing Office.

Licensing Office, Unit 2, Wincomblee Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 3PF

Marriage Premises applications under Consultation

If you wish to view applications that are currently under consultation, please click on the link below.



Is this page useful?
Is this page useful?