Correct a marriage or civil partnership registration

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What corrections can be made

Corrections can only be made when the information in a marriage or civil partnership register is wrong (for example a mistake was made when recording a person’s occupation).

You cannot apply for a correction to show new information if circumstances change after the marriage or civil partnership.

You’ll need to find out if the mistake was made in the original registration or just on the certificate.

To do this, contact the register office in the area where your marriage or civil partnership was registered. You need to contact the register office, even if your ceremony was held in another venue.