Licensing and permits

Civil wedding premise licence and renewals

You can apply for or renew a marriage premise licence to hold civil weddings in appropriate buildings.


  • Marriage licence fee: £832.51
  • Renewal fee: £803.61

How to apply or renew

Download the relevant form below and return completed forms to: Proper Officer for Registration Matters, Licensing and Public Protection, Cunard Building, Water Street, Liverpool, L3 4AH.

How to pay

By post

Please send a cheque with your application, made payable to Liverpool City Council.


If paying online, please do this before sending us your application as you will need to include the payment reference number.

Pay online for a new licence

Pay online for a renewal

When will the licence be approved?

Licences are normally granted within three months from when you make the application.