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Council Services:

Civil Notice and ceremony fees

There are different types of ceremonies are available and the current fees from April 2017 to March 2018 are:

 £
Entering each notice of marriage or civil partnership   **(£70.00 per couple)*35.00
Entering each notice given by a non EEA National without settled status **(£94:00/couple)*47.00
Consideration of each foreign divorce document up to*75.00

 

Enhanced Ceremony
Registration Office (Marriage or Civil Partnership)
£
Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays
Plus fees below payable for attendance of Registration Officer(s) at the ceremony
Monday to Thursday                                                (Payable 6 weeks in advance)280.00
Friday and Saturday                                                (Payable 6 weeks in advance)295.00
Sunday and Bank Holidays                                      (Payable 6 weeks in advance)320.00
Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate                     (Payable in cash on the day)4.00

 

Enhanced Ceremony
Licensed Venue (Marriage or Civil Partnership)
£
Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays
Plus fees below payable for attendance of Registration Officer(s) at the ceremony
Monday to Thursday                                                (Payable 6 weeks  in advance)410.00
Friday and Saturday                                                (Payable 6 weeks in advance)450.00
Sunday and Bank Holiday                                        (Payable 6 weeks in advance)500.00
Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate                     (Payable in cash on the day)4.00

 

Standard Ceremony
Registration Office (Marriage or Civil Partnership)
£
Tuesday to Thursday (office hours) Friday or Saturday morning, completed by 12 noon
Attendance of Registration Officer(s) at the Ceremony      (Payable 6 weeks in advance)95.00
Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate                        (Payable in cash on the day)4.00

 

Legal Ceremony (2+2 only)
Registration Office (Marriage or Civil Partnership)
£
All offices Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday am only (normal office hours - Restrictions Apply)
Attendance of Registration Officer(s) at the Ceremony      (Payable in cash on the day)46.00
Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate                         (Payable in cash on the day)4.00

 

Registered Building
Marriage Ceremony (e.g. Chapels etc)
£
Plus fees below payable for attendance of Registration Officer at the Ceremony
                                                            (usually payable in cash a few days in advance)86.00
Marriage Certificate                                (usually payable in cash a few days in advance)4.00

 

Conversion
Civil Partnership to Marriage
£
Civil Celebratory Ceremony may be offered
One-Stage Process: Single administrative appointment    (Payable in cash on the day)45.00
Two-Stage Process: Part administrative appointment (Payable in cash on the day) ; Part celebratory ceremony; (Fee determined by the day and venue chosen) Declaration signed at ***ceremony;27.00
Marriage Certificate                          (Payable in cash on the day)4.00

 

Civil Celebratory Ceremonies
Non Standard Citizenship; Conversion CP; *Naming; *Renewal of Vows; *Memorial
£
*Include a £30 non-refundable deposit
Monday to Thursday220.00
Friday and Saturday235.00
Sunday and Bank Holiday260.00

 

Civil Funeral                                            £
Monday to Friday160.00
Script only Service105.00

Please note: 

  • The fees do not include any charges levied by a Licensed Venue for the use of their private function room or facilities
  • All fees are liable to a possible annual increase
  • *All statutory fees may be subject to increase
  • **Fees include a £30 non-refundable deposit if the ceremony is cancelled
  • **Fees non-refundable if the ceremony is cancelled
  • Enhanced and Standard ceremony - Preferred payment of all advanced fees is by cheque sent through the post by 6 weeks before ceremony day. Payments within 6 weeks of the ceremony date must be in cash or Bankers Draft
  • Legal ceremony - fees payable on the day of ceremony to be made in cash
  • Conversion fees payable on the day of conversion to be made in cash
  • Certificate fees payable on the day of ceremony/conversion to be made in cash
  • Prices compare favorably with our competitors.

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Last updated: 3 January 2018

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