Any suitable building can apply to be an approved venue to host non-religious ceremonies.
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 General Register Office approved premise regulations before you apply to make sure that your venue is suitable for a licence.
Applications must be made on the County Council's official application form.
The approved premise application pack consists of the formal application and guidance notes relating to the application.
Please send completed form/s to:
Approved Premises Administration Team
Gloucestershire Registration Service
St George's Road
Applications must be accompanied by:
A licence will normally run for 3 years from the date of issue and will terminate at the end of that period unless renewed or revoked.
Below are a series of related documents for you to download.