Marriage and Civil Partnership fees

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Administrative, legal preliminaries and correction fees

Fees from 1 April 2018

Administrative and legal preliminariesFee
Provisional booking fee for any ceremony taking place in Blackpool - Non refundable £40
Give Notice - per person (known as the legal preliminaries) £35
Give Notice - per person - where local consideration is needed for a foreign divorce £85
Give Notice - per person - where GRO consideration is needed for a foreign divorce £110
Give Notice - per person - to attend the residence of a housebound person £82
Give Notice - per person - to attend the residence of a detained person £103
Application to shorten the 28 day waiting period - per person £60
To enter a Notice by Registrar General's Licence - one off fee £15
To apply to the General Register Office (GRO) for the consideration of a correction on a certificate £90

The Wedding Chapel - Ceremony fees

The Wedding Chapel ceremony fees from 1 April 2018
The Wedding Chapel RoomsFee

Tower View Room

Total party not to exceed 75 people
Daytime ceremonies - 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

Monday - Thursday £245
Friday £295
Saturday £335
Sunday and Bank Holidays £365

Tower View Room

Total party not to exceed 75 people
Evening ceremonies - 5pm, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm

Thursday £290
Friday £340
Saturday £380

Sea View Room

Total party not to exceed 12 people
Daytime Ceremonies - 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

Monday - Thursday £140
Friday £245
Saturday £285
Sunday and Bank Holiday £315

Basic legal ceremony

Couple plus 2 witnesses only
10am, 11am and 12 noon

Monday mornings only £46

Town Hall

Town Hall ceremony fees from 1 April 2018
The Town HallFee

Combined fee for Registrars attendance and venue hire

Monday - Thursday £300
Friday £385
Saturday £440

Certificate fees

Certificate fees from 1 April 2018

TypeFee
Certified copy of a marriage or civil partnership certificate at time of registration £4

Certified copy of a marriage or civil partnership certificate after time of registration
- Seven day service (in person, online or by post)
- Seven day service (applying by phone)
- Next day service (in person or applying by phone)
- Same day service (in person or applying by phone)


£10
£15
£20
£30

Commemorative certificate £8

Approved Premises Marriage Ceremony Fees or signing of Civil Partnership Register

Ceremony fees from 1 April 2018
Approved PremisesFee

At an approved venue

Single ceremony - latest ceremony starting at 5pm

Monday - Thursday £300
Friday £355
Saturday £405
Sunday and Bank Holidays  £420

At an approved venue 

Single Ceremony – 6pm, 7pm and 8pm

Thursday £325
Friday £375
Saturday £420

Attending a marriage or civil partnership elsewhere

Fees for attending a marriage or civil partnership elsewhere from 1 April 2018
Marriage elsewhereFee

Registered building

 
Fee for a Registrar to attend a marriage or civil partnership in a registered building £86

Residence of a housebound person 

 
Fee for a Superintendent Registrar and Registrar to conduct a marriage or civil partnership at the residence of a housebound person

£165

Fee for a Registrar only to attend a marriage or civil partnership at the residence of a housebound person

£81

Residence of a detained person

 
Fee for a Superintendent Registrar and Registrar to conduct a marriage or civil partnership at the residence of a detained person £182
Fee for a Registrar only to attend a marriage or civil partnership at the residence of a detained person £88

Civil Partnership Conversion

Conversion fees from 1 April 2018
Civil Partnership ConversionFee

One stage process

No ceremony

 

 

£45

Two stage process

Stage one of the two stage process - declaration only

Stage two of the two stage process - (see the fee above for the chosen venue)

Attending at a building registered for marriage of same-sex couples

 

 

£27

See venue

£91

All fees are subject to change on the 1 April of every year. 

 
If the time you require for your ceremony falls outside of the hours specified above, for example, before midnight on New Year’s Eve or during the Illuminations, then please contact us. We will consider any time and can provide a costing for your unique ceremony.