From the date of implementation, if they have already collected their Certificates for Marriage (blue paperwork) couples will need to arrange to collect the marriage schedule for their ceremony to take place.
On or after 4 May couples can no longer use previously issued Certificates for Marriage (blues). Marriages cannot go ahead without the new schedule document.
Please contact the Register Office in the district in which you gave notice of marriage to arrange collection of your marriage schedule.
On the day of the ceremony, couples will not be invited to sign a marriage register but will be invited to sign the marriage schedule.
Couples will have the option to include up to 4 x parents in the schedule and subsequently their marriage certificate i.e. Mother, Father, Parent, Step-parent.
Couples will not receive marriage certificates on the day of the marriage.
Your church official is expected to return the signed schedule to the Register Office in the District where the marriage took place within 21 days. You may order copies of your marriage certificate online by visiting www.warrington.gov.uk/certificates. Once you have ordered your certificate(s) we will post them out to you as soon as we have received the schedule and registered your marriage. Please do not select the priority service when ordering, you are automatically prioritised without extra charge