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Municipality of Ommen: registering a civil partnership

You make a number of choices when planning and registering your intention to enter a civil partnership. These choices relate to the type of ceremony and the venue. The costs depend on your wishes and the possibilities in the municipality of Ommen.


The ceremony is the official part of entering your civil partnership. You can choose from:

  • no ceremony (free of charge);
  • simple ceremony;
  • elaborate ceremony.

If you choose an elaborate ceremony, you can choose who leads the ceremony. You can choose from:

  • wedding registrar from the municipality;
  • family member or acquaintance.

If you choose a wedding registrar from the municipality, a registrar from the municipality of Ommen will contact you a few weeks before the planned date to introduce themselves and find out more about you and your partner.

Do you want a family member or an someone you know to conduct the ceremony? If so, you must contact the municipality yourself. 

Location of the ceremony

You can hold the ceremony to enter your civil partnership at various locations in the municipality of Ommen. You can choose from:

  • a municipal building;
  • a location of your own choice.

If you want to hold the ceremony at a location of your choice, contact the municipality.

Registering an intended civil partnership

You register your intended civil partnership with the municipality in which you wish to enter the civil partnership. Provide the details of yourself, your partner and your witnesses. This can be done up to 2 weeks before the ceremony date. You can do it online or at the town hall.

Direct online: 

Make an appointment:

The costs for a wedding depend on the day, time and location at which you want to get married. Below is a complete overview of all costs charged for a marriage or registered partnership.

Marriage or registered partnership booklet: € 45 (if desired)

Marriage or partnership at the town hall:
Monday to Friday: €414
Saturday and Sunday: €826
Public holidays: €826

Marriage or partnership at Landgoed Het Laer, or a free location:
Monday to Friday: €926
Saturday and Sunday: €1,091
Public holidays: €1,091

Due to the free location, additional costs may be charged for the rental of the location.

Other (possible) costs
Conversion of a registered partnership to a marriage without using the wedding location: € 132
Appointment special civil registry officer for one day: € 107
Appointment special civil registry officer for one day who also needs to be sworn in: € 271
Deployment of messenger service to support wedding ceremony: € 214
Certificate of marriage authorization: € 25.10

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Ommen

Last updated on 3 May 2023