Civil partnerships give you the same legal rights given to married couples for:
More information on Civil Partnerships can be found on the direct gov website.
You can convert your civil partnership into a same-sex marriage if you registered your civil partnership in England and Wales.
You can convert your civil partnership into marriage using a one-stage or two-stage procedure.
The conversion costs £45 and your marriage certificate costs £4 (per copy).
The cost of Stage 2 depends where and when you have your ceremony and includes the £45 conversion fee. Please see our list of fees
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