Getting married in East Sussex


Birth registrations, death registrations and notice of marriage or civil partnership can now be seen at Bexhill library by appointment.

Book online or call 0345 60 80 198 and select the option for Hastings register office.

Giving notice of marriage

Before you can get married or form a civil partnership you need to ‘give notice’ of your intent to marry.

Approved marriage venues

Find your perfect licensed marriage venue in East Sussex.

Civil ceremonies

What to expect in a civil marriage ceremony conducted by our registrars.

Ceremony fees

Fees for ceremonies at register offices and licensed venues.

Ceremony packages

Unique packages to make your perfect day. Exclusively at Southover Grange, Lewes.

A little something extra

Order a commemorative certificate and have your certificates presented in a silver plated ceremonial case.

Marrying in East Sussex?

If neither you nor your partner live in England or Wales you can still get married here.

Contact East Sussex Register Offices

Contact details and opening hours for East Sussex Register Offices and outstations.

Terms and conditions for civil ceremonies

Important ceremony information to make sure your ceremony is perfect.