Marriage and civil partnership fees

Below are the fees and charges for 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

  • Enter notice of marriage or civil partnership £35 (per person)
  • Consideration by a Superintendent Registrar of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles £50
  • Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles £75
  • Ceremony in the Statutory Register Office, Penallta House (smaller room for couple and 2 witnesses only) £46
  • Ceremonies in Craig Penallta, Penallta House (larger ceremony room seating up to 70 guests) 
    • £200 (Monday to Friday)
    • £250 (Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays)
  • Ceremonies at other approved venues  
    • £266 (Monday to Friday)
    • £377 (Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays)
  • Marriage or civil partnership in a religious building other than in the Church of England or Church in Wales, the fee for a registrar to attend is £86
  • Marriage in the Church of England or Church in Wales - Information about fees will be available from the vicar of the church in which you wish to marry.

Other additional fees payable in certain circumstances

  • Superintendent Registrar to attend outside his/her office to be given notice of marriage of a house-bound or detained person - £47 housebound, £68 detained
  • Superintendent Registrar attending to conduct a marriage at a residence of a house-bound or detained person - £84 Housebound, £94 detained
  • For registrar attending to register a marriage at the residence of a house-bound or detained person - £81 housebound, £88 detained
  • For authorised person attending outside his/her office for attesting the necessary declaration of civil partnership of a house-bound or detained person - £47 housebound, £68 detained
  • For Civil Partnership Registrar attending for signing the civil partnership schedule at the residence of a house-bound or detained person - £81 housebound, £88 detained

Certification for worship and registration for marriage (Payable by trustee of the building)

  • Certification of a place of meeting for religious worship - £29
  • Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages between a man and a woman - £123
  • Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of same sex couples (building previously registered for the solemnisation of marriage between a man and a woman) - £64
  • Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of same sex couples (building not previously registered for the solemnisation of marriage between a man and a woman) - £123
  • Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of a man and a woman (building previously registered for the solemnisation of marriage of same sex couples) - £64
  • Joint application for the registration of a building for the marriage of a man and woman and same sex couples - £123
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