Ceremonies

Advice and fees involved to arrange a marriage, civil partnership, outside or celebration ceremony, renewal of vows or other celebration ceremony in Suffolk.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Last updated: 22nd September 2020 (reviewed daily).

  • The government announcement (22 September 2020) stated that marriage and civil partnership ceremonies can have a maximum of 15 people in attendance from Monday 28th September 2020. 
    We are currently awaiting further Government guidance and will update this page as soon as we have more information.
  • See updated information about arranging a ceremony here.
  • Citizenship ceremonies have now resumed. Please contact our Ipswich Office on 0345 607 2050 to make arrangements.
  • The Government has advised that for ceremonies taking place from 8 August 2020 that face coverings must be worn for all those in attendance. The only exceptions are for the couple who are being married, those who are exempt for health reasons and children.

Further information about ceremonies

How to arrange a ceremony

List of venues for civil ceremonies in Suffolk and fees. How to book a registrar and photos of Suffolk County Council ceremony rooms.

Marriages and civil partnerships

How to give notice of marriage or civil partnership and what to do if you want to hold the ceremony abroad.

Renewal of Vows and Commitment Ceremonies

Find out how to arrange a renewal of vows or a commitment ceremony with our Celebrants.

Outside and Celebration ceremonies

How to arrange an outside or celebration ceremony in Suffolk, what's included in the cost and why couples pick an outside or celebration ceremony.

Pay the balance of your ceremony online

Find out how to pay for the balance of your wedding or civil partnership ceremony online.