Frequently asked Questions about getting married in Gretna Green.

We have put together a list of questions we often get asked. if you think we have missed any please let us know.
and if you are getting married don’t forget we can supply you with some unique wedding rings for you special day.

                      Gretna Green questions

How long does it take to arrange our wedding.

Today you can no longer arrive at Gretna Green and expect to be married the same day.
You need at least 15 working days to arranging your wedding.
This is the length of time the Registrars takes to check your documentation and draw up your marriage schedule.
The maximum period for submitting your form is 3 months.

How can I contact the Gretna Green Registrar.

You can contact the Registration Office by telephoning 01461 337648
or by going to their website located at


What forms do I need to get married at Gretna Green

Whether you are having a civil or religious ceremony the Bride and Groom must each complete
the Marriage Notice Form (M10) found HERE

It must be given to the Registrar no later than 15 days before the proposed date of marriage,
together with all appropriate fees and documents needed with the form.

Send the two Marriage Notice Forms M10 to-
Gretna Registry Office,
Central Avenue,
Dumfries & Galloway,
DG16 5AQ

 Do we need to book ahead of time for Valentines Day.

For booking your wedding on a notable date such as Valentine's Day you need to think of up to at least a year ahead
possibly two. Other easily remembered dates will also be very popular ie 15/5/15.

Do you arrange the weddings, flowers, photographers and accommodation.

No we make the Anvil and Scottish wedding rings for the ceremony.
There are however lots of suppliers in Gretna Green that can provide these services.
We suggest you contact the Gretna registrar as they have an information pack with companies listed.

Can we just turn up and collect a pair of rings from you.

Rings are made to order and in most cases you need to allow two to three weeks for them to be made and posted to you.

If you wedding is less than two weeks away please contact us as we can on many occasions
make rings quicker.