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Marriage and Civil Partnership fees

Administrative, legal preliminaries and correction fees from 1 April 2019
Administrative and legal preliminariesFee
Provisional booking fee for any ceremony taking place in Blackpool - Non refundable and does not form part of the venue fee £45
Give Notice - per person (where both parties to the marriage are exempt persons within the meaning of section 49 of the Immigration Act 2014) £35
Give Notice- per person (where both parties to the marriage are not exempt persons within the meaning of section 49 of the Immigration Act 2014) £47
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 2019
The Wedding Chapel RoomsFee

Tower View Room

Total party not to exceed 75 people
Daytime ceremonies - starting at 10.00am with the latest ceremony starting at 4.00pm

Monday to Thursday £310
Friday £370
Saturday £425
Sunday and Bank Holiday £460
Dressing of the Tower View Room £50

Tower View Room

Total party not to exceed 75 people
Evening ceremonies - starting after 4pm with the latest ceremony starting at 8.00pm (Illuminations/ Fireworks/ Sunset)

Thursday £420
Friday £480
Saturday £530
Dressing of the Tower View Room £50

Sea View Room

Total party not to exceed 12 people
Daytime Ceremonies - starting at 10am with the latest ceremony starting at 4.00pm

Monday to Thursday £205
Friday £315
Saturday £365
Sunday and Bank Holiday Not available
Dressing of Sea View Room £25

Basic legal ceremony

Couple plus 2 witnesses only

Monday mornings only at 10.00am, 11.00am and 12 noon £46

European Settlement Scheme

ServiceCost
ID Document scanning Service                                    £14

Approved Premises Marriage Ceremony fees or signing of Civil Partnership Register

Ceremony fees from 1 April 2019
Approved PremisesFee

At an approved venue (including Town Hall)

Single ceremony - starting at 10am with the latest ceremony starting at 4.00pm

Monday to Thursday £330
Friday £365
Saturday £440
Sunday and Bank Holiday £450

At an approved venue 

Single ceremony – starting after 4.00pm with the latest ceremony starting at 8.00pm 

Thursday £440
Friday £475
Saturday £550

Certificate Fees

 

Certified copy of a marriage or civil partnership certificate after time of registration Fee
Certified copy at the time of registration £11
Standard fifteen working day service (in person, online or by post)

£11

Standard fifteen working day service (applying by phone)

£16

Priority 24 hour service (in person, online or applying by phone)

£35

Commemorative certificate

£8

Attending a marriage or civil partnership elsewhere

Fees for attending a marriage or civil partnership elsewhere from 1 April 2019
Marriage elsewhereFee

Registered building

 
Fee for a Registrar to attend a marriage or civil partnership in a registered building (where the building has no Authorised Person) £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 2019
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

Citizenship Ceremony

Individual Ceremony at the Register Office

Individual Ceremony at an Approved Premise

One-off Licence Approval

Fee for a one of approval for a Naming or Renewal of Vows ceremony

 

 

£27

See venue

£91

 

 

£110

£200

 

£285

All fees are subject to change on the 1 April of every year. The above fees come into effect on 1 April 2021.

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.