Coronavirus update and advice

Stay at home as much as possible, work from home if you can, limit contact with other people, keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible), wash your hands regularly.

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Weddings, baptisms and social events have been cancelled

All weddings, baptisms and social events have been cancelled until further notice.Coronavirus information (Births, Marriages and Deaths)

Notice of changes to fees

The cost is £11 per certificate and is set by Government.

In addition, any urgent application for a certificate requested within 24 hours will incur a priority charge resulting in the total fee per certificate for same day service of £35.

If you’re reading this page you’re probably thinking about getting engaged or have recently got engaged. If so, congratulations!

There are a number of key steps you must take in order to ensure your marriage is legal. Don’t worry – we’ll help you to make it quick and easy for you. Just follow the simple steps below.

Choose and book a venue

The first key step is to choose a venue.

Why not check out the wonderful Chadderton Town Hall? 

Or take a look at our list of other approved venues in Oldham. 

If you wish to choose a religious venue you will need to consult the relevant religious officials.

If you want to get married in a venue that has not been approved for weddings, you can apply for a building to be certified. Charges to cover costs apply.

To enquire about certifying a new venue, call us on 0161 770 4083.