Coronavirus (COVID-19) information
The Falkirk registration office is open for high priority tasks by appointment only.
For the latest on Registrar services please see our dedicated page.
For more information on Coronavirus (COVID-19): www.falkirk.gov.uk/covid19
Please note that from 01 March 2015 notice must be given no later than 29
days before the date of the marriage.
If you are planning a religious or civil marriage, or want to renew your wedding
vows, you can visit our registration
You can be married at any agreed venue
in the Falkirk Council area.
Getting Married in Scotland
You don't need to be resident in Scotland to be married here.
If you are subject to Immigration Control you should read the information provided
by the Home Office carefully.
However, by law, both people wishing to marry in a civil or religious ceremony must
submit marriage notice application forms to the district registrar.
You must submit these forms no earlier than 3 months, and no later than 29 days,
before the date you want to marry on. If you would like to submit your marriage notice forms in person, please telephone 01324 506580 to make an appointment.
You can download the Marriage Notice Application Form and the Marriage in Scotland
Guidance Notes below:
- Marriage Notice Application Form
- Marriage in Scotland - guidance notes
You can also get application forms from your local
registration office or from the National
Records of Scotland.
There is a fee for each marriage notice. You must
pay this when submitting the notices.
You should also give the registrar the names and addresses of two witnesses who
be aged 16 or over.
- Witness details form