Do you need a decree absolute to remarry?
The Decree Absolute is the document confirming the dissolution of a marriage. It is evidence which proves that a marriage has officially ended and will be required should you wish to remarry. If your Decree Absolute is lost, a certified copy can generally be retrieved from the court for a small fee.
How long after divorce can you remarry in UK?
You can remarry almost immediately after receiving your Decree Absolute. There is no “waiting” period before getting married again. However, plans to re-marry or to cohabit after Absolute being granted need to be declared on the Form E or on the D81 if having a Consent Order.
How long do you have to wait to get remarried?
However, depending on what state you live in, you could face additional waiting times when remarrying. Some states require all couples to wait up to 6 days to receive a marriage license. Divorced couples may face an additional remarriage waiting period, up to 90 days.
How do I get my decree absolute?
You can ask the Central Family Court to search for the decree absolute or final order. Fill in form D440 and send it to the address on the form. It costs £65 for each 10 year period that's searched.