Payments to the Register Office can be made in three ways:
Please read our terms and conditions before booking any ceremony.
Statutory certificate fees will increase on 16 February 2019. All standard certificates for marriages, births and deaths will be charged at £11 per certificate.
|Notice of Marriage / Civil Partnership (per person, per notice) - Statutory Fee||£35|
The Loggia, York House, Twickenham
|Registration Officers to attend an Approved Venue||Simple ceremony, York House, Twickenham (room subject to availability)|
|Monday to Thursday||£209||£486||£54 (Wednesday mornings only)|
|Sunday / Bank Holiday||£522||£731||n/a|
The fee includes:
For any other rooms in York House, the fee does not include:
The fee includes:
The fee does not include:
The fee includes:
The couple cannot have any photos within this room or other enhancements to their ceremony.
Our fees are set by the Council, at a level to ensure cost recovery of the many elements involved in a ceremony. Some of these are obvious, such as the attendance of the registration team and travelling expenses. However our fees also include all the costs associated with the back office work, which is necessary prior to a ceremony taking place.
Conversion of Civil Partnership to Marriage (administrative appointment only)
|Preparation of Conversion to Declaration, if also having a ceremony*||£27|
*Ceremony fees payable in addition, as listed above.
|Day||York House, Twickenham||At any other venue|
|Monday to Thursday||£147||£220|
|Sunday / Bank Holiday||£257||£366|
The fee includes the use of the room for the ceremony only and the Registrar - Loggia Room bookings only.
For any other rooms in York House, the fee does not include the cost of room and facilities charged by venue.
Naming Ceremonies and Renewal of Vows Ceremonies are subject to VAT.
The above prices include VAT at 20%.
The fee does not include cost of room and facilities charged by venue.
|Attendance fee at ceremonies 'out of hours', in addition to the fees above (for ceremony start times between 8pm and 8am)||£194|
|Amendment fee - Changes to your ceremony booking: date, time or venue (see terms and conditions for amendment policy)||£25|
|Administration fee (see terms and conditions for cancellation policy)||£72|
Certificates can be collected or posted (standard service sent second class, priority service sent first class). We cannot accept responsibility for certificates posted. You may choose to pay for Special Delivery, (see miscellaneous fees).
If you choose to collect your certificate, we will phone you to advise when ready for collection. The processing times do not include the posting time.
1st Certificate issued at the time of registration
Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate
Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate, after the time of registration and in a current register
|Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate after the time of registration and in a closed register||£10|
|Standard service – issued within 5 working days||----|
|Next day priority service – issued next working day||£22|
|Same day priority service – issued within 90 minutes of application (if application made by 2.30pm)||£50|
|Individual Ceremony (Monday to Friday)||£128|
|Individual Ceremony (Saturday)||£186|
|Group Ceremony (Wednesday)||no additional charge (paid as part of British Citizenship Application fee)|
|European Pension Form – Sign to confirm Pensioner is still able to claim||£25|
|PD2 – 'Passports for Newly Weds and Civil Partners'||£30|
|Optional Postage Charge – Special Delivery (UK) or International Signed For (Overseas)||£9|
|Optional Postage Charge - 1st Class Post||£1|
|Licensing a Venue for Civil Ceremonies, per room – further information||£1,500|
|Registrar to attend a Registered Building (fee includes attendance fee and 2 marriage certificates. Further fees may be charged by the trustees of the building)||£94|
|Foreign Divorce Clearance (local clearance)||£50 per application|
|Foreign Divorce Clearance (General Register Office Referral)||£75 per application|
|Waiver (application to reduce the 28 day statutory waiting period)||£60 per application|
|Change of child's forenames within 12 months of registration||£40|
|Correction to Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership entry||£75 to £90 per application|
|European Passport Return Service||£20 per applicant|
|Joint Passport and Citizenship||£15 per applicant|
Updated: 17 January 2019