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Registration Services - Fees and Charges

For information in relation to fees and charges for Registration Services please see the information below:

Table of Fees 
Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificates
Statutory Fees

Standard Service:

Issued at time of registration, or if requested later then processed within 5 working days.

Birth, Death and Marriage certificates issued by Registrar or Superintendent Registrar  £11
Civil Partnership certificates issued by the Local Registration Authority  £11
  

Priority Service:

On or before next working day (orders up to 3pm) 

Birth, Death and Marriage certificates issued by a Registrar or Superintendent Registrar  £35
Civil Partnership certificates issued by the Local Registration Authority  £35
 
Fees for Marriage & Civil Partnership
Notice of Intention to Marry / Form a Civil Partnership (per person) £35
Consideration by Superintendent Registrar of a divorce obtained outside of the British Isles £50
Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce obtained outside of the British Isles £75
Attendance at the ceremony:
At the Register Office (including one certificate) £57
At a Registered Building (including one certificate) £97
 
Fees for the Conversion of a Civil Partnership into Marriage
Conversion of a civil partnership into marriage at the Register Office £45
Two stage procedure on other premises:
Completing the declaration £27
Signing the declaration in a religious building registered for the marriage of same sex couples £91
 
Fees for Changes to Initial Registration
Change of forename added within 12 months of birth registration £40
Consideration by Registrar/Superintendent Registrar of a correction £75
Consideration by the Registrar General of a correction £90
 
Fees for Citizenship Ceremony
Attendance at Group Citizenship Ceremony (price per delegate) £80
 
Fees for Searches in Indexes

Search in the indexes by the applicant personally for not more than 6 successive hours

(No fee is payable for a search in the indexes when a particular entry in the register is specified)

£18
 
Statutory Service (Fees set by Local Authority)
Conducting Marriage/Civil Partnership
Fee Includes VAT on the Celebratory Element of the Ceremony
Current fee includes 1 certificate £11.00
Nightingale Suite: 
Monday to Thursday £205
Friday £247
Saturday £283
 
Approved Premise Venues:
Monday to Thursday £403
Friday £457
Saturday £583
Sunday & Bank Holiday £631
 
Private Citizenship Ceremony (The Nightingale Suite)
Individual Monday to Friday £155
Family Group Monday to Friday £210
 
Miscellaneous Fees
Ceremony Booking Fee (non-refundable) £36
Fee for Registrar’s attendance at a ceremony commencing after 16:00 hours (subject to availability of the Registrars) £631
 

Notes:

  • We accept payment by debit and credit cards.
  • Fees are subject to an annual review.