Civil Partnership: Step by Step

 

Follow our step-by-step guide to forming a civil partnership in Cambridgeshire. 

4.  Documents needed to give notice

Answer the questions below to work out which documents you and your partner will need to bring to your appointment.

 

What is your date of birth?

 

 

Do you live in Cambridgeshire

Are you forming your civil partnership

Are you forming your civil partnership in

Is your name the same as on your birth certificate?

Have you ever been married or in a civil partnership?

 

Do you have British nationality?

 

Are you a citizen of one of the following European Union countries?

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

Your nationality

 

Are you a member of the visiting armed forces or have diplomatic status?

 

Do you have certificate of right of abode in your passport?

 

Do you have Indefinite Leave to Remain / Enter or EEA Family Member Permanent Residence Permit?

 

Are you subject to immigration control?

 

You are NOT subject to immigration control if you are a British citizen (or have right of adobe), a national of a country in the EEA or Swiss or have their rights, have diplomatic status or are a member of visiting armed forces. If you do not satisfy any of those conditions, you are likely to be subject to immigration control. Before we can advise on evidence you have to bring, we have to discuss your situation with you. 

Please contact us with additional information about your circumstances.

Do you currently live in England or Wales?

 

Do you live in Scotland, the Channel islands or the Isle of Man?

 

Do you live in Northern Ireland?

 

Before we can advise on evidence you have to bring, we have to discuss your situation with you. 

Please contact us with additional information about your circumstance.

Do you have a relevant civil partnership visa?

 

Can you bring your passport for the appointment?

 

Before we can advise on evidence you have to bring, we have to discuss your situation with you. 

Please contact us with additional information about your circumstances.

Does your Partner live in Cambridgeshire

What is your Partner's date of birth?

 

 

Is your partner's name the same as on their birth certificate?

Has your partner ever been married or in a civil partnership?

 

Does your partner have British nationality?

 

Is your partner a citizen of one of the following European Union countries?

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

Your partner's nationality

 

Is your partner a member of the visiting armed forces or have diplomatic status?

 

Does your partner have certificate of right of abode in their passport?

 

Does your partner have Indefinite Leave to Remain / Enter or EEA Family Member Permanent Residence Permit?

 

Is your partner subject to immigration control?

 

Does your partner currently live in England or Wales?

 

Does your partner live in Scotland, the Channel islands or the Isle of Man?

 

Before we can advise on evidence they have to bring, we have to discuss your situation with them. 

Please contact us with additional information about their circumstances.

Your partner is NOT subject to immigration control if they are a British citizen (or have right of abode), a national of a country in the EEA or Swiss or have their rights, have diplomatic status or are a member of visiting armed forces. If they do not satisfy any of those conditions, they are likely to be subject to immigration control. Before we can advise on evidence they have to bring, we have to discuss your situation with them. 

Please contact us with additional information about your circumstances.

Before we can advise on evidence they have to bring, we have to discuss their situation with them. 

Please contact us with additional information about their circumstances.

Does your partner live in Northern Ireland?

 

Does your partner have a relevant civil partnership visa?

 

Can your partner bring their passport for the appointment?

 

Before your appointment with the registrar, your parent(s) or guardian(s) must sign a consent to civil partnership form

Before your appointment with the registrar, your parent(s) or guardian(s) must sign a consent to civil partnership form.

 

 

Before we can advise on evidence they have to bring, we have to discuss their situation with them. 

Please contact us with additional information about their circumstances.

You cannot form a civil partnership until you are 16 years old.  A notice can be taken for a person who is 15 as long as both parties will have turned 16 on or before the date the superintendent registrar’s certificate is due to be issued (i.e. 28 days after notices have been given) and appropriate consent has been given.  Before your appointment with the registrar, your parent(s) or guardian(s) must sign a consent to civil partnership form

 

 

You cannot from a civil partnership until you are 16 years old.  A notice can be taken for a person who is 15 as long as both parties will have turned 16 on or before the date the superintendent registrar’s certificate is due to be issued (i.e. 28 days after notices have been given) and appropriate consent has been given.  Before your appointment with the registrar, your parent(s) or guardian(s) must sign a consent to civil partnership form

 

There is a non-refundable fee at notice of £50 or £75 for checking foreign divorce documentation.  A foreign divorce is one which took place outside of the United Kingdom.

 

The documents may need to be referred to the General Register Office (this cannot be assessed until the day of notice).  A decision on the documentation can then take up to six weeks and you may be asked for further documentation.  e.g. In Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal and Lithuania final evidence of a divorce is the record of the civil transcription.  If the divorce took place in one of these countries or if either party has nationality of one of these countries then you may be required to provide an original or a civil registry certified copy of the civil transcription.

There is a non-refundable fee at notice of £50 or £75 for checking foreign divorce documentation.  A foreign divorce is one which took place outside of the United Kingdom.

 

The documents may need to be referred to the General Register Office (this cannot be assessed until the day of notice).  A decision on the documentation can then take up to six weeks and you may be asked for further documentation.  e.g. In Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal and Lithuania final evidence of a divorce is the record of the civil transcription.  If the divorce took place in one of these countries or if either party has nationality of one of these countries then you may be required to provide an original or a civil registry certified copy of the civil transcription.

Did you receive a divorce outside the British Island?

The following countries and Crown dependencies form the British Islands: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

Did your partner receive a divorce outside the British Island?

The following countries and Crown dependencies form the British Islands: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

All documents must be ORIGINAL and not photocopies or printed from online services.