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Registration Services fees and charges

We accept payment by debit and credit cards and our fees are subject to an annual review.

Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership certificates

The certificates are issued at time of registration, or if requested later then they will processed within 5 working days.

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

 

Priority Service

The certificate are issued on or before next working day (applies to orders requested up to 3pm) 

Type of certificateFee
Birth, Death and Marriage certificates issued by Registrar or Superintendent Registrar£35
Civil Partnership certificates issued by the Local Registration Authority£35

 

Marriage or Civil Partnership

ServiceFee
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
Attendance at the ceremony at a Registered Building (including one certificate)£97

 

Conducting Marriage or Civil Partnership 

Current fees include 1 certificate 

Nightingale Suite

DayFee
Monday to Thursday£215
Friday£255
Saturday£295

 

Approved premise venues

DayFee
Monday to Thursday£420
Friday£480
Saturday£610
Sunday & Bank Holiday£660

 

Conversion of a Civil Partnership into Marriage

ServiceFee
Conversion of a civil partnership into marriage at the Register Office£45
Completing the declaration£27
Signing the declaration in a religious building registered for the marriage of same sex couples£91

 

Changes to initial registration

ServiceFee
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

 

Citizenship ceremonies

ServiceFee
Attendance at Group Citizenship Ceremony (price per delegate)£80
Private Citizenship Ceremony for an individual at the Nightingale Suite Monday to Friday£165
Private Citizenship Ceremony for a family group at the Nightingale Suite Monday to Friday£220

 

Searches in indexes 

There is no charge for a search in the indexes when a particular entry in the register is specified

ServiceFee
Search in the indexes by the applicant personally for not more than 6 successive hours£18

 

Other services

ServiceFee
Ceremony booking fee (non-refundable)£40
Fee for Registrar's attendance at a ceremony commencing after 4pm (subject to availability of the Registrars)£660