True to form, I missed my blogiversary by a whole 18 minutes. That’s because I was too busy watching Empire. That show has THE best cameos.
A year since my first truly memorable/instantly forgettable blog post. I remember being absolutely chuffed that I had just created a website. In my head, I was Tron or Weird Science or, at a push, Sneakers. I was ready to introduce myself to the world, one strangers’ ceremony at a time……
I have celebrated the 365 days with a piece and jam and a glass of milk. Rock n roll!!
From today (1st March 2014) the very latest you can submit your Marriage Notice forms, also known as the M10 forms, is 29 days before your wedding date. It used to be 15 days but no more.
Every person marrying in Scotland is legally required to submit these forms to the Registrar of the district in which they are marrying.
If you don’t submit your M10 forms on time, you will not be issued with a Marriage Schedule.
No Marriage Schedule = no wedding = a very expensive hangover.
In addition, if you, or your intended, is not a British, Swiss or EEA citizen, you must now complete a Declaration of Immigration Status form and submit it with your M10 forms. Your M10 forms will not be accepted if you don’t.
So here’s my suggestion to all couples who are looking to marry in Scotland:
Make a note in your diary, three months before your wedding, that your M10 forms are now able to be submitted. Then make an appointment at the Registrar and hand in your forms.
Job done, breathe easy and back to planning the fun stuff.