Civil partnerships | Oxfordshire County Council

Civil partnerships

Booking and cancellation fees

A booking fee will be payable for all ceremony bookings and cancellation fees will be payable. Oxfordshire Registration Service ceremony booking terms and conditions (pdf format, 44Kb)

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What is a civil partnership?

Same sex couples have comparable rights to married couples.

Civil partnership ceremony

Legal formalities

Legal requirements for the registration of civil partnerships.

Civil partnership ceremony

Book a registrar appointment

Book an appointment for a birth, death or give notice of marriage or civil partnership.

calendar with date circled in red pen

Registration offices

The locations of the seven registration offices in Oxfordshire.

Abingdon registration office

On the big day

What to expect on your big day, from arrival to the ceremony itself.


Pay for your ceremony

Pay with a credit or debit card for marriage, civil partnership and other ceremonies.

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Readings and poems

A selection of readings and poems that you could use in your wedding or civil partnership ceremony.

Poetry and wedding bands


Fees for ceremonies, certificates, giving notice and the attendance of registrars.

Pound coins

Who to notify

Organisations you may need to notify, even if you're not changing your name.

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