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Your ceremony booking
Location of ceremony *
We are following Public Health England's social distancing guidelines and have therefore taken the difficult but essential decision to limit the number of people at a civil partnership to the couple and a maximum of 6 guests (which must include witnesses) at Guildford and Leatherhead or a maximum of 4 guests at Weybridge.
Your details
Before your Ceremony
Would you like to see the registrar together or separately before the ceremony starts? *
How are you entering the ceremony room? *
Your Ceremony Content
Would you like to include any personal vows? *
Any personal vows must be approved by the Superintendent Registrar prior to the ceremony. Please email them to registration.ceremonies@surreycc.gov.uk before your ceremony day. If the vows have not been approved by the Superintendent Registrar, they will not be included in your ceremony.
Are you rededicating your original rings or exchanging new rings? *
Please note: Animals, birds, fish, insects and reptiles, including your own pets, are not allowed to be present or to take part in the ceremony (including gazebo ceremonies).
Readings
Your reading, poem or personal message must be short in length and approved by the Ceremonies Team at least 6 weeks before your ceremony. Please email your selection to registration.ceremonies@surreycc.gov.uk. If the reading, poem or personal message has not been approved before the ceremony, it may not be possible for it to be included on the day.
Would you like to include a reading, poem or personal message in your ceremony? *
Music
All music must be approved by the Ceremonies Team at least 6 weeks before your ceremony. If your music not been approved before the ceremony, it may not be possible for it to be included on the day. The Surrey Registration Service reserve the right to refuse live music performances if it is likely that the setting up or removing of the equipment will delay your ceremony or any other ceremony being held on the Premises.
What music have you chosen for your ceremony? *
If you have chosen the Register Office CD, which CD have you chosen?
If you have chosen your own music, please give the title and artist in each case for your entrance, signing and departure music.
Please give music title and artist
Please give music title and artist
Please give music title and artist
If you are providing your own music, please bring this with you on the day of your ceremony. All your music must be recorded on one device in the order that you wish it to be played (no compilation albums please). If you would like to check that your music works on the Register Office system, please take it into the office for testing between 9:00 - 16:30 hours Monday to Friday only. We cannot be held responsible for your music not working on our system. Personal sound equipment cannot be connected to our power supply.
We will do our best to keep you apart so that you do not see each other before the ceremony but this cannot always be guaranteed. You may wish to nominate a guest to help the registrars, particularly if the office is busy.
Further information for your ceremony
Are you having a photographer? *
The Registrar will make an announcement before the ceremony starts to advise your guests that photographs cannot be taken during the ceremony.
Would you like your guests to take photos when you enter the room? *
Would you like your guests to take photos after the certificate has been presented? *
Are you having a videographer? *
And finally.......
When the ceremony concludes.....
Are you happy to be invited to share a kiss in public? *
Additional Information
Terms and Conditions
You must read and accept our ceremony Terms and Conditions . We wish your day to run as smoothly as possible, so we recommend that you pay particular attention to the contents section of the Terms and Conditions which explains what can be included in your celebration and the timings section which outlines what changes may become necessary to your ceremony if you arrive late.
Please tick the box to confirm your agreement with the statement. *
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