Can I order additional certificates?
There is one certificate included within the cost of the registrar to attend your ceremony, you may wish to order additional ones, and these can be ordered at any time on the Staffordshire County Council website.
When will I receive my certificate(s)?
Following your marriage or civil partnership in a Registration Office or Approved Venue – you should receive your certificate(s) within 10 working days.If a church, you will not have a certificate included and you should order one from Staffordshire County Council Website.
Can I be married outside?
Yes if your venue has prior approval from us.
How long is the ceremony?
Ceremony times can vary dependent on the type of ceremony chosen. Times can be between approximately 20 – 45 minutes.
What music will I require for my ceremony?
We recommend choosing 4 songs to be played for the following; arrival of guests, entrance, signing and exit song.
Do I need to bring any paperwork on the day of the ceremony?
No, as you would have done this prior when you did your notice of intent, your witnesses are also not required to provide anything on the day.
Can anyone be a witness?
You can choose family and or friends. They must be able to fully understand and witness the whole ceremony.
Can I personalise my ceremony?
Will my Registrar contact me?
We have a large team of staff that conduct ceremonies, so this is unlikely. Although you can contact us at any time should you have any queries.
When can we book our ceremony in Staffordshire?
As soon as you have chosen the venue. Bookings can be a couple of years in advance.