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Birmingham Register Office - Civil Partnership Registration


Overview

If you want to register your civil partnership at a Register Office or approved premises, both of you will you need to give Notice of Civil Partnership

Each notice must be given more than 29 days in advance of your ceremony.

Essential Information

Conversion of Civil Partnership to Marriage

Register Office Location and Opening Hours

Notice of Civil Partnership

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I have my civil partnership?
A civil partnership can only be registered in a Register Office, at approved premises or in a religious building that has been approved for civil partnership registrations to take place, after the correct legal preliminaries have been completed.

Civil Partnership at Birmingham Register Office

Approved Premises

If you or your partner are subject to immigration control in the UK see our foreign national page.

I do not live in Birmingham, can still I have my civil partnership at Birmingham Register office or approved premises in Birmingham?
Yes you can have your Civil Partnership at Birmingham Register Office or in approved premises. But you will still need to give your notices of civil partnership at the local Register Office to where you reside.

I am having my civil partnership abroad – what do I need to do?
If you want to have your civil partnership abroad, contact the country’s embassy in the UK, which will advise you which documents you need.

To make an appointment to give Notice of Civil Partnership: either fill in our booking form
www.birmingham.gov.uk/ceremonyenquiry and we will ring you or
ring 0121 675 9353

We apologise as our our phone line is very busy and some customers are having difficulties getting through, so please fill in our appointment booking form and we will ring you to confirm your appointment details.

Other pages you may find useful

Notice of Civil Partnership

Civil Partnership Registration at Birmingham Register Office

Civil Partnership Registration at Approved Premises

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013