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Register office fees and charges

Certificate fees

Birth, death and marriage certificates  Cost  
At time of registration  £11 
Standard service: replacement certificate – sent within 15 working days using 2nd class post  £11 
Premium service: ordered by 12.45pm – sent within 1 working day of ordering using 1st class post  £35 

Corrections of birth, death and marriage records

Correction required  Charge 
Statutory correction application fee (completed by Register Office)  £75 
Statutory correction application fee (referred to the General Register Office)  £90 
Amendment of birth record within 12 months of registration (‘space 17’ amendment to child’s forename(s))  £40    

Marriage and civil partnership fees

Notice of marriage or civil partnership

Appointment  Charge  
Notice of marriage/civil partnership   £35 
Notice of marriage/civil partnership with referral to Home Office Immigration  £47 
Foreign divorce checking fee  £50  
Foreign divorce checking fee with referral to General Register Office  £75 
Out-of-hours pre-arranged appointment fee  £22.50 

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies

Reading Museum and Town Hall Ceremony Room  Charge  
Monday to Thursday  £160 
Friday to Saturday  £267 
Sunday   £485 
Other Approved Venue – 9am to 5pm    
Monday to Thursday  £390 
Friday & Saturday  £450 
Sunday  £485 
Other Approved Venue – after 5pm    
Monday to Thursday  £390 
Friday & Saturday  £456 
Sunday  £495 
Booking and admin fees    
Ceremony booking deposit (paid at time of booking)*  £46 
Administrative fee for changes to bookings*  £22.50 

Please see terms and conditions.

Civil partnership conversion to marriage

Procedure  Venue  Charge  
Standard procedure (providing information and signing in one appointment)  Register Office  £45 

Renewal of vows and naming ceremonies

Ceremony room – Reading Museum and Town HallMonday to Thursday £156
Ceremony room – Reading Museum and Town Hall Friday and Saturday£189
Ceremony room – Reading Museum and Town Hall Sunday£220
Other approved venue£270

Individual private citizenship ceremonies

Ceremony type  Charge 
Monday to Thursday  £115 
Friday & Saturday  £159 

Approving premises for marriage and civil partnership

Application fee for up to four rooms  £1700