Arrange a marriage or civil partnership

A guide to marriages and civil partnerships

You can get married or enter into a civil partnership in the UK if you are:

  • Age 18 or over
  • Free to marry, or form a civil partnership (single, divorced or widowed)
  • Not closely related to your partner by blood, marriage, civil partnership adoption or surrogacy
  • European Union Settlement Status as pending, settled or pre-settled
  • Have appropriate immigration documentation for marriage or civil partnership if you are a foreign national subject to immigration control

A guide to legal formalities

See the rules for foreign nationals