Guidance

Certifying a building for worship and marriage

Guidance on how to certify a building for religious worship and register it for the solemnisation of marriages.

Documents

How to certify a building for religious worship and register for the solemnisation of marriages (form 78L)

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How to certify a building for religious worship and register for the solemnisation of marriages (bilingual form 78LW)

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Detail

The 3 different options available are to:

  • certify the building as a place for religious worship only
  • certify the building as a place of religious worship and apply for it to be registered for the solemnisation of marriages at the same time – you will need to complete 2 separate applications
  • apply for a building that is already recorded as a place of religious worship to be registered as a place for the solemnisation of marriages

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