Marriage and civil partnership fees

The Save the Date fee is £37 from 1 April 2024.

Current fees from April 2024

To enter legal notice of marriage or civil partnership there is a charge of £42 each, payable by the couple to their local authorities.

If one of the parties to the marriage or civil partnership has a dissolution document issued outside of the British Isles, an additional fee is payable for its consideration.

Please contact us at the register office for further information.

Other fees to conduct and register a marriage are per couple and are payable at least six weeks before the ceremony. 

The Mansion House

Monday -Friday: £384 (plus certificate, £12.50)
Wednesday (Garden Room) £168 (plus certificate, £12.50)
Saturday: £462 (plus certificate, £12.50)

A Mansion House garden ceremony may be requested when you save the date

Register Office (simple ceremony)

Tuesday only:          

             £56 (plus certificate, £12.50)

As the Register Office has to be available for all types of appointment requests for simple ceremonies are limited to Tuesdays only. 

Church/chapel ceremony attendance

Attendance of registrar:   

    £104 (plus certificate, £12.50)

Ceremonies in approved premises

Monday - Friday: £499 (plus certificate, £12.50)

Saturday- Sunday £583 (plus certificate, £12.50)

Bank holidays: £672 (plus certificate, £12.50) 

If offered by the venue, an outside ceremony may be requested payable when you save the date. Terms and conditions apply.

Additional statutory fees will be payable for the legal preliminaries necessary for marriage or civil partnership (see above).

An approved premise ceremony fee is payable for the attendance of the registration team and is in addition to those charged by the venue.