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Renewing your vows

How and when you can renew your vows in a civil ceremony.

If you have previously had a legally recognised marriage or civil partnership ceremony, you can renew your vows in a civil ceremony.

Renewing your vows is an opportunity to reaffirm your commitment to each other in a personalised ceremony with your loved ones. This is a wonderful way to celebrate a special anniversary or a renewed commitment to one another.

Additionally, if you had your marriage or civil partnership ceremony abroad and would like a formal ceremony with friends and family in the UK, a renewal of vows ceremony may be the right option for you.

The ceremony has no legal standing and is non-religious.

Choosing a venue

If you decide to have your renewal of vows ceremony in Westminster, there are a number of venues for you to choose from, including:


The ceremony fee is dependent upon your chosen venue.

For information on fees for the Old Marylebone Town Hall, Mayfair Library, and all other licensed ceremony venues in Westminster, please view our ceremony venues pages.


Book your ceremony

To check availability and arrange your ceremony at The Old Marylebone Town Hall or Mayfair Library, please call 020 7641 7500.

To check availability at any other licensed ceremony venue, please contact the venue directly prior to calling 020 7641 7500 to arrange your ceremony.

You will need to produce your marriage or civil partnership certificate when booking.

For any queries, please call or visit the Westminster Register Office.

Published: 25 January 2021

Last updated: 1 October 2023