Chapter 16 » 16.19

Summary of procedure

Those to be married must:

  1. apply to the area meeting registering officer for their marriage to be solemnised according to the usage of Britain Yearly Meeting (16.2616.29);
  2. complete a joint declaration of an intention to marry and give that to the area meeting registering officer (16.26);
  3. obtain support in writing from two adult Friends, not relatives, for each non-member applicant (16.27);
  4. in England and Wales: give notice of intention as required by civil law to the appropriate registrar and obtain the certificates (16.3316.36);
  5. provide a Quaker marriage certificate in good time (16.57).
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