Ceremonies in Gloucestershire

The government announcement (23 June 2020) stated that marriage and civil partnership ceremonies can resume from Saturday 4 July 2020. The government has indicated that up to 30 people may be permitted in the ceremony room subject to:

The venue and the room being available for use and suitably risk assessed as COVID secure and the number of people in the room is compliant with social distancing rules.

Please click here for full details how a ceremony will look in Gloucestershire with the current government restrictions.

We will be contacting couples in priority order if these restrictions affect your planned ceremony date.

We are currently unable to take any new bookings for Ceremonies to take place during the remainder of 2020. This is due to the need to accommodate bookings that have been unable to go ahead due to the Government restrictions

If you need to contact us about a ceremony, please email ceremonies@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Face coverings guidance (Effective from 31st August 2020)

Anybody attending a registration office for an appointment must wear a face covering unless they are exempt from doing so under Government guidelines.   

Payment Issues

We are currently experiencing some issues with our online payment system.  If you have trouble making a payment, please email grspayments@gloucestershire.gov.uk to notify us.  No cancellations will be made whilst there is an issue with the payment system.

Make a Payment

Payment available for Ceremonies only

You will need the contact details given at the time of booking plus your ceremony booking reference number (which can be found on the booking confirmation email). 

Important:   If you are making a payment on behalf of the couple please enter their contact details and have their ceremony booking reference number to hand

Payment can be made by either debit or credit card. 

Please note that we do not accept American Express as a method of payment.

Please note that you may have to make more than one payment.

Ceremony payments only

If your payment is successful the following screen will appear.  Select the ceremonies button on this screen to make further payments.

 

You will also receive an automated email to confirm your payment has been made.

If you have any problems in making your online payment please email
grspayments@gloucestershire.gov.uk
immediately to resolve the issue and avoid cancellation of your ceremony.
Your email will be dealt with on the next working day.