Ceremony fees

How much does it cost to get married? Please note, this is a legal requirement which carries a statutory fee.  This is not a deposit on your ceremony.

Giving notice of marriage and civil partnership

  • Monday to Friday: £35 per person
  • Saturday (subject to availability): £50 per person, including £15 booking fee

Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremony Fees

Please note that since the different types of ceremony are subject to different conditions including time of day, number of guests, price and location it is important that you contact us for advice and to discuss your wishes in detail with a registrar.  A non-refundable deposit is required for all ceremonies.  Also see ceremony choices.

Registration office - enhanced ceremony

  • Monday to Thursday: £205 (£210 from 1st April 2019)
  • Friday to Sunday: £310 
  • Bank Holidays: £400 (£410 from 1st April 2019)

See ceremony choices

Licensed venues - enhanced ceremony

  • Monday to Thursday: £385 (£395 from 1st April 2019)
  • Friday to Sunday: £420 (£435 from 1st April 2019)         
  • Bank Holidays: £530 (£535 from 1st April 2019)

See ceremony choices

Registration office - standard ceremony 

Monday to Thursday: £125 

See ceremony choices

Friday and Saturday: £150 

See ceremony choices

Registration office - basic ceremony - £46

See ceremony choices

Conversion of a civil partnership to a marriage 

Standard conversion of a civil partnership – providing information and signing in one appointment at the Register office or Registration office:

  • £45

Conversion of civil partnership with a ceremony - two stages (two fees required)

  • Stage one - Providing information to the registrar and checking evidence at the Register office or Registration office: £27
  • Stage two - Signing the declaration during a non-statutory ceremony, see ceremony fees listed above.

Passport PD2 Service: allows you to apply for a new passport in your married name

If you have booked your honeymoon abroad and in your new name, remember to change your passport.  The registrar can sign your passport application document (PD2), which enables your name change to be completed prior to your marriage. For more information on the process please speak to a member of the team. 

  • All registration offices: £20

Celebration of vows ceremony

See celebration of vows

Registration office

  • Monday to Thursday: £205 (£210 from 1st April 2019)
  • Friday to Sunday: £310 
  • Bank Holidays: £400 (£410 from 1st April 2019)

Licensed venues

  • Monday to Thursday: £385 (£395 from 1st April 2019)
  • Friday to Sunday: £420 (£435 from 1st April 2019)         
  • Bank Holidays: £530 (£535 from 1st April 2019)

Naming ceremony

See naming ceremonies

Registration office

  • Monday to Thursday: £205 (£210 from 1st April 2019)
  • Friday to Sunday: £310 
  • Bank Holidays: £400 (£410 from 1st April 2019)

Licensed venues

  • Monday to Thursday: £385 (£395 from 1st April 2019)
  • Friday to Sunday: £420 (£435 from 1st April 2019)         
  • Bank Holidays: £530 (£535 from 1st April 2019)

Contact your local registration office for details.

Please note: Charges are subject to increase on 1 April each year and all prices are inclusive of VAT where appropriate.

Cancellations are subject to our terms and conditions

Charges for licensed venues are for the attendance of registration officers and do not include the hire of the room or any other wedding service.