Legal Paperwork Required for Weddings at The Mill Forge

All weddings which take place at The Mill Forge near Gretna Green must be registered through the Gretna Registration Office.

To be legally married you must present the M10 Marriage Notice Forms and other relevant documents along with the necessary payment to Gretna Registry Office no sooner than three months and no less than fifteen clear days before your wedding date.

Legal Paperwork for Gretna Green Weddings

M10 Marriage Notice Forms

For a legal wedding ceremony, the following documents have to be sent to Gretna Registry Office, no sooner than three months before and no later than twenty-nine days before the date of your wedding.

  • A Marriage Notice Form (M10) for both bride and groom.
  • Birth certificates for both bride and groom. (Must be original birth certificates)
  • If a former spouse is deceased then a death certificate would be required. (Must be original documents)
Legal Paperwork for Gretna Green Weddings
  • If either or both parties have been married previously and the marriage ended in divorce, annulment or dissolution, then a certificate of divorce or annulment or a certified copy decree or decree of dissolution. A degree nisi is not acceptable. (Must be original documents)
  • If either party has not been a resident of the UK for two or more years then a certificate of non-impediment from their country of origin would be required.
  • Relevant payment. Contact Gretna Green Registry Office on 01461 337648 if you are unsure of the amount.


Gretna Registration Office

If you are having a religious wedding ceremony, you will have to collect your Marriage Schedule from Gretna Registry Office before your wedding and then return it (it can be posted through their letter box) within three days of your wedding.

Gretna Registration Office
Central Avenue
Dumfries & Galloway
DG16 5AQ

Legal Paperwork for Gretna Green Weddings

Telephone Number
03033 333004

E-Mail Address



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