Licensing your venue for civil marriages and civil partnerships
6. Apply to license a venue
For your licence to be considered by East Sussex Registration, your application must include:
- Confirmation that no planning permission is necessary for the venue to hold marriage or civil partnership ceremonies on the premises.
- A copy of the plan of the premises, clearly showing the room(s) and outdoor areas to be used for ceremonies and pre-ceremony interviews.
- A copy of the Public Liability insurance.
- A current fire risk assessment. Also see Event safety - Venue and site design (hse.gov.uk) for up-to-date health and safety guidance
Apply to become a licensed venue for marriages and civil partnerships [105.5 KB] [docx]
Once you have your licence, we will work with you to help make your approved venue successful.
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