This form is for venues who have a current licence, and want to renew it with no changes.

If you do not have a current licence, or if you need to renew your licence and want to make changes to the licence, please complete the standard application form instead of this form.

If you have a current licence but want to make changes during the period of the licence, please complete the variation form.

The form below will go through the information and documents needed for your application.

Application for renewal of ceremonies licence

Application form for premises to renew their ceremonies licence as a venue for marriages in pursuance of section 26(1)(bb) of the Marriage Act 1949 and civil partnerships in pursuance of section 6(3A)(a) of the Civil Partnership Act 2004. This application must be made by the proprietor or a trustee of the premises.
  • Venue details

  • Please note: you cannot change the name of the venue on the licence with this renewal form. If you want to change the name of the venue at the point of renewal, please complete the standard application form by clicking here.

  • This is the person who will have overall responsibility for ensuring that the licence requirements are met, and will be the named contact for our office in regards to ceremonies.

  • Supporting documents

    Please attach your documents below. If your files are too large to attach to this form, please, please email them to venueapproval@islington.gov.uk after completing this form.

  • The plan of each ceremony room/area should show the layout of seating if the maximum number of guests were present.
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          • Payment details

            The licence fee is currently £1580 for a 5-year licence.

            You can either pay by online form or send a cheque payable to 'London Borough of Islington' to Besserat Atsebaha, Islington Register Office, Town Hall, Upper Street, London N1 2UD.


          • Applicant confirmations

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