From Sunderland City Council

How to apply

There is more than one online form available for this licence:

  1. Application for approval of a religious premises as a venue for civil partnership
  2. Application for approval of a secular premises as a venue for civil marriage and civil partnership

1. Application for approval of a religious premises as a venue for civil partnership

Apply online

2. Application for approval of a secular premises as a venue for civil marriage and civil partnership

To hold a civil ceremony or wedding at a premises they need to be approved by your local authority. The fee you will pay depends on the information you supply in your application. Guidance on how to calculate the fee is given in the form and you will pay it online. The fee is the same whether you apply online or by post. Businesslink.gov.uk does not charge you for using this service.

Apply online

The issuing authority for this licence is Sunderland City Council (change location)

You can contact them using the details below.

City Centre Customer Service Centre
31-32 Fawcett Street

Sunderland
SR1 1RE