I need some advice. I don't live in the UK anymore but am getting married back home next year. I can't book a registrar until my partner has a marriage visa and this can't be done until 6 months beforehand. Does anyone know if it's possible to provisionally book a registrar at all? I don't want to leave it too late as I'm worried we wouldn't be able to get married on our chosen date. Also, we'd like to ensure that we send our invites out in plenty of time. Thanks for your help.
Yeah you can provisionally book them ? done it myself, booked a year and a half in advance, this is in Scotland mind you, just assuming it would be the same for England. I was charged a small amount for doing it, like £30, and it doesn't come off my total at the end. Hope this helps!
Due to get married in 4 weeks and just did this whole process. You can provisionally book one (at least we were able to - it may vary place to place). If you haven't already, I'd contact the registrar office of the local area you're getting married in. They will know the nuances of that area and I found them so so helpful!
We provisionally booked and saved the date with the registrar nearly 2 Years before the wedding for about £50, we're giving notice this month as we're now under 12 months away but it is possible to "save the date" :)
We booked our register back in Feb have to pay in July before they up their prices for next year. All I did was call up and book our date
To book sooner you'd probably have more luck having a Church of England service if either of you are in anyway religious
We provisionally booked with the registrar as she said it makes sure the date is saved.
We provisionally booked our registrar a year before to ensure we had got the date
You need to check with the register off of the district in which you want to marry as not all let you provisionally book your date - I would just email them and explain the situation https://www.gov.uk/marriages-civil.../foreign-national