Civil wedding premise licence and renewals

You can apply for or renew a marriage premise licence to hold civil weddings in appropriate buildings.

How to apply/renew

Licences are normally granted within three months from when you make the application.


The new marriage licence fee is £832.51 and a renewal is £803.61.  

How to pay

By post

Please send a cheque with your application, made payable to Liverpool City Council.


Pay online

If paying online, please do this before sending us your application as you will need to include the payment reference number.

Select 'Marriage Licence Grant/Renewal' from the dropdown menu and follow the onscreen instructions.