If you would like to apply for (or apply to renew) Archbishop’s Permission to Officiate (PTO), then please download the following editable Word documents:

Please do read these documents carefully, and return your completed PTO Application Form and Confidential Declaration Form to the Archbishop’s Domestic Chaplain, the Revd Simon Bray, by email to simon.bray@archbishopofyork.org or by post to Bishopthorpe Palace, Palace Flats, Bishopthorpe, York, YO23 2GE.

Your application will be acknowledged on receipt and then the relevant Bishop’s office will be in touch with you.

We look forward to receiving your application and in the meantime if you have any queries, do contact Simon, your Area Dean or the Clergy Retirement Officer for your Archdeaconry.