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Fees and terms and conditions

Marriage or Civil Partnership in the Statutory Marriage Room (couple plus two witnesses)

  • Ceremony Fee, £46
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £68

Marriage or Civil Partnership in the Council Chamber Foyer (couple plus 10 guests maximum)

  • Ceremony Fee, £125
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £147

Marriage or Civil Partnership in the Council Chamber (couple plus 70 guests maximum)

  • Ceremony Fee, £275
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £297

Marriage or Civil Partnership in an Approved Venue (capacities for approved venues vary according to the terms of the licence of that venue)

  • Ceremony Fee, £525
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £547

Marriage or Civil Partnership at Head of Steam or the Hippodrome Theatre (capacities for these venues vary according to the terms of the licence of that venue)

  • Ceremony Fee, £275
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £297

Naming Ceremony or Renewal of Vows Ceremony

  • The Council Chamber Foyer (10 guests maximum), £125
  • The Council Chamber (70 guests maximum), £275
  • Approved Venue (capacity as per venue licence), £525

Private Citizenship Ceremony at the Register Office in the Council Chamber Foye

£125

Marriage or Civil Partnership in the Statutory Marriage Room (couple plus two witnesses)

  • Ceremony Fee, £46
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £68

Marriage or Civil Partnership in the Council Chamber Foyer (couple plus 10 guests maximum)

  • Ceremony Fee, £130
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £152

Marriage or Civil Partnership in the Council Chamber (couple plus 70 guests maximum)

  • Ceremony Fee, £285
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £307

Marriage or Civil Partnership in an Approved Venue (capacities for approved venues vary according to the terms of the licence of that venue)

  • Ceremony Fee, £540
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £562

Marriage or Civil Partnership at Head of Steam or the Hippodrome Theatre (capacities for these venues vary according to the terms of the licence of that venue)

  • Ceremony Fee, £285
  • 2 certificates at £11, £22
  • Total cost, £307

Naming Ceremony or Renewal of Vows Ceremony

  • The Council Chamber Foyer (10 guests maximum), £130.00
  • The Council Chamber (70 guests maximum), £285.00
  • Approved Venue (capacity as per venue licence), £540.00

Private Citizenship Ceremony at the Register Office in the Council Chamber Foyer

£130.00

Application fee for approval as an approved venue for Civil marriages and Civil Partnerships (a 3 year licence)

£1750

Notes:

  1. Fees for all certificates and also a Marriage or Civil Partnership in the Statutory Marriage Room are set by the General Register Office and may increase at any time. The Website will be updated to reflect changes to these fees if made.
  2. Prices are inclusive of VAT where applicable.
  3. Bookings are held as provisional bookings for one calendar month from the time of making the booking during which the fees must be paid in full. A booking is only a valid booking once both the booking form has been returned and the payment has been made in full. Only a one payment in full facility exists with no option for a deposit or part payment.

Certificate Fees [pdf document]