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 £45
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 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 4pm

Monday - Thursday £295
Friday £355
Saturday £405
Sunday and Bank Holidays £440
Dressing of the Tower View Room £50

Tower View Room

Total party not to exceed 75 people
Evening ceremonies - starting after 4.00pm with the latest ceremony starting at 8pm (Illuminations/Fireworks/Sunset)

Thursday £405
Friday £465
Saturday £515
Dressing of the Tower View Room £50

Sea View Room

Total party not to exceed 12 people
Daytime Ceremonies - starting at 10.00am with the latest ceremony starting at 4.00pm

Monday - Thursday £195
Friday £300
Saturday £350
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 4pm

Monday to Thursday £320
Friday £355
Saturday £425
Sunday and Bank Holidays  £440

At an approved venue 

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

Thursday £420
Friday £455
Saturday £525

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, on-line 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 £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. 

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.