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What will the procedure be for marriages of foreign nationals in 2015?
For EEA nationals, it will remain the same procedure as it is now. For all non-EEA nationals, a Superintendent Registrar?s Certificate will be required, not a Common Licence. This change is likely to come into force around Easter 2015 but guidelines will be issued at the appropriate time. Consult
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Do foreign nationals from within the EEA require a Common Licence?
If both the bride and groom live in the UK and are nationals of a country from within the EEA, they may legally marry by banns.
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How do I order the Welcome Pack and Guest Card?
There are two ways to order the Welcome Pack: 1. Contact your Diocesan Church House to check whether they are still distributing packs. 2. Order direct from the Church Print Hub>>
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How can I combine a marriage service with a baptism?
There are some guidelines available for this just here>>
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Can I baptise a child from a family who lives outside the parish?
Yes. You must seek the goodwill of the family's parish priest before you perform the baptism in your parish.
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Is there a minimum age for godparents?
Question about minimum age for godparents.
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Is there any way we can accept godparents who are not baptized?
Godparents must have been baptized. They should normally also have been confirmed but the vicar has a discretion to dispense with the requirement for confirmation (but not the requirement for baptism) in a particular case.
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