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High Volume of Calls

On Mondays and at certain times of the day (particularly 12-2.30pm) we may experience a higher volumes of calls to book birth and death appointments and ceremonies. Please bear with us and we will do our best to answer your call as soon as possible. Alternatively you can book online for birth or death appointments. Please note death appointments must be booked within 5 days from when the death occurred. If your preferred office does not have appointment availability please try another that can offer you an appointment within the 5 days.

Approved premises licence

Everything you need to know to apply for an approved premises licence. You can view the terms and conditions of the licence and download an application form.

If you would like to apply for your venue to become an approved premises for weddings and other ceremonies, you can fill in an application form. Please make sure you read the The General Register Office approved premise regulations before you apply to make sure that your venue is suitable for a licence.

To help promote our beautiful Gloucestershire venues we have developed a dedicated ceremonies web site, Celebrate with us, and our licenced venues are invited to register their details. Registration is free and simple just follow the guidance on our help page.

'Celebrate with us' is aimed at helping people plan their ceremonies in Gloucestershire - it offers help and advice on ceremonies ranging from weddings & civil partnerships to naming and citizenship ceremonies. In addition, it will be a valuable resource for people looking for suitable ceremony venues.

 

How do I apply for or renew a licence?

Please visit our Become an Approved Venue page to download the Approved Premises Application Pack.

 

Public Notices

The following venue(s) have applied or renewing their licence for their premise to be approved as a venue for Marriages and Civil Partnerships: 

Hidcote Manor Garden

The Barn at Upcote

 

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