Witnesses

You are required to provide two witnesses to sign the register/schedule.

They can be friends or family, should be over the age of 18 and must be able to speak and understand English.  In exceptional circumstances additional under 18 witnesses (maximum of two) may be accepted.  Ultimately the registrar on the day must be satisfied that any witness understands fully the nature and meaning of the ceremony being witnessed.

If an interpreter is used they must sign the register/schedule as one of the witnesses.

Your witnesses’ names will be included on your certificate.

*Please note CP schedules only have space for two witnesses.