Evidence of place of residence

One of the following original documents must be provided to the superintendent registrar as evidence of the place of residence of a person giving a notice of marriage.

  1. utility bill dated no more than three months before the date on which notice of marriage is given;
  2. bank or building society statement or passbook dated no more than one month before the date on which notice of marriage is given;
  3. council tax bill dated no more than one year before the date on which notice of marriage is given;
  4. mortgage statement dated no more than one year before the date on which notice of marriage is given;
  5. current residential tenancy agreement;
  6. valid driving licence in the name of the person giving notice of marriage

The evidence mentioned above must:

  • be in the same name of the person giving notice of marriage, or, where it   is in the name of more than one person, one of them must be the person giving notice, and
  • show the person’s place of residence as the address to which the evidence was sent
  • letter from the owner or proprietor (“X”) of the address which is the person’s place of residence which—
    1. confirms that the person has resided at the address for at least 7 days immediately prior to the date on which notice of marriage is given,
    2. states that X is the owner or proprietor,
    3. states X’s name, and
    4. states X’s address, and
    5. is signed and dated by X

If none of the documents listed above are available please ring the office on 01254 588660 or email registrars@blackburn.gov.uk  for advice.

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