Civil Partnership: Step by Step


Follow our step-by-step guide to forming a civil partnership in Cambridgeshire.  For more general information about civil partnerships please take a look at information on GOV.UK here

1. Book Your Formation


You can book your formation online by registering on our website here.


You cannot book  a formation within the next 3 months.

2. Book Your Notices of Civil Partnership

Notice of Civil Partnership is a legal requirement where you book an appointment to see a registrar with documents to prove your identity. This must be done at least 1 month before your formation but can be up to 12 months ahead.  We would recommend that you give notice within 4 months of your formation. 

Click here to find out how to book your notices.

3. Attending Your Notices of Civil Partnership

Click here to find out which documents you'll need to bring to your appointments.

4. Plan Your Day

Click here to find out more about personalising your formation.

5.  Convert Your Civil Partnership to a Marriage

Information about converting a same sex civil partnership into a marriage can be found on GOV.UK here


Please contact us to find out how to proceed.