The Register Office will shut at 3.30pm on 22 and 29 December

Register office fees and charges

Certificate fees

Birth, death and marriage certificatesCost 
At time of registration£4
Closed register (postal or telephone)£11.50*
Closed register (counter or express)£20.50

*Includes £1.50 for postage

Ceremony fees

Please note that booking deposit fees of £46 apply when booking a marriage or civil partnership ceremony. We charge £20 as an administrative fee if you want to change your booking. If you want to get a premises (up to two rooms) approved, it costs £1800.

Yeomanry Suite (up to 45 guests)Charge 
Monday to Thursday£135
Friday & Saturday£240
Venue (9am to 5pm) 
Monday to Thursday£375
Friday & Saturday£440
Venue (after 5pm) 
Monday to Thursday£385
Friday & Saturday£450
Register Office (up to 10 people) 
One Tuesday per month 10am and 10.30am only£46

Renewal of vow and naming ceremonies

Monday to Thursday, Yeomanry Suite£144
Friday & Saturday, Yeomanry Suite£174
Sunday, Yeomanry Suite£203

Citizenship ceremonies 

Ceremony typeCharge
Group ceremonyFree
Private ceremony

£100 (Monday to Thursday)

£143 (Friday & Saturday)

Notice of marriage or civil partnership


Notice of marriage/civil partnership (higher fee if referral to Home Office Immigration is required)

£35 (£47)
Foreign divorce checking fee (higher fee if referral to General Register Office is required)£50 (£75)
Out-of-hours pre-arranged appointment fee£20

Civil partnership conversion to marriage

Standard procedure (providing information and signing in one appointment)Register Office£45 
Two-stage procedure, stage one (providing information and checking evidence)Register Office£27 per couple
Two-stage procedure, stage two (signing the declaration and celebration ceremony)Yeomanry Suite, Monday to Thursday£140
Two-stage procedure, stage two (signing the declaration and celebration ceremony)Yeomanry Suite, Friday & Saturday£175
Two-stage procedure, stage two (signing the declaration and celebration ceremony)Approved venue£245

Nationality checking

Application type (paid at time of booking)Charge
Joint Citizenship and passport checking£15

European Passport Return Service (card payment only)

*Excludes Postage & Packaging (weight and size dependent)


Corrections of birth, death and marriage records 

Correction requiredCharge
Statutory correction application fee (correction completed by the Register Office)£75
Statutory correction application fee (referral to the General Register Office)£90

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