Rochdale Register Office offers you the opportunity
to renew your marriage vows or civil partnership promises in a
unique and personal way whilst not having any legal
A civil ceremony can't include any religious content. If you'd
prefer a religious ceremony you'll need to contact the relevant
minister to discuss your requirements.
Personalising your ceremony
Please contact us to discuss options for personalising
your ceremony. You may wish to include things
like bringing your own music, having readings read by
your guests, saying additional vows or promises. Please be
aware, legally, a civil ceremony can't include any religious
There's plenty of scope for personalising your ceremony.
You may prefer to write your own personal vows or you can
choose from a selection we provide when you come to your
appointment to discuss your ceremony.
The ceremony can also include rededication of rings or the
giving of new rings, readings and acknowledgement of children.
After the ceremony you'll be given a commemorative certificate
which you'll sign along with your witnesses.
Arranging your ceremony
The steps you'll need to take to renew your vows.
- Find locations for your
- Provisionally book your
- Once you've decided on the location and date of your ceremony
contact the Register Office to book an appointment to discuss the
details of your ceremony and to pay a deposit. At the appointment
you'll need to bring with you your marriage or civil partnership
- If you've chosen your ceremony to take place at Rochdale
Register Office find out what happens on
the day of the ceremony. At your ceremony you'll be
presented with a commemorative certificate.