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Marriage and civil partnership fees

Paying your fees

Ceremony fees are subject to change on the 1 April each year. You will be required to pay the fee that is applicable for the date of your ceremony. All ceremony fees will be payable in full at the time of booking. Marriage and Civil Partnership certificate fees are set by central Government and are subject to change at any time.

The total cost of your marriage or civil partnership ceremony is made up of the following fees:

Please also see our ceremony terms and conditions, for costs and information relating to cancelling your booking or amending your booking.

We also offer a 14 day cooling off period, whereby you are entitled to cancel the booking without loss of prepayments.


Registrar attendance fees

You must book a registrar for a ceremony at a register office or licensed venue . You can do this up to two years before your ceremony date, once you have booked your venue.

Registrar attendance fees are dependent on the date and location of your ceremony. (The fees below include your £100 non-refundable administration fee).

28 December 2018 to 15 February 2019

If you wish to book a ceremony between 28 December 2018 and 15 February 2019, please call for registrar attendance fees.

16 February 2019 to 31 March 2019

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 3.45pm in our Register Office venues and between 10am and 5pm in other licensed venues. For ceremony times and fees outside these hours please contact us directly.

Location Day and cost

Large rooms at:

  • Monday to Thursday: £160 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Friday: £230 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Saturday: £295 plus £11 for one certificate
Marriage and Civil Partnership certificate fees are set by central Government and are subject to change at any time.

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 3:45pm

Small room at:

  • Artington House, Guildford
  • Monday to Thursday: £100 plus £11 for one certificate
Marriage and Civil Partnership certificate fees are set by central Government and are subject to change at any time.

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 3:45pm

Other licensed venues:

  • Hotels
  • Stately homes
  • Race courses etc.
  • Monday to Thursday: £450 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Friday: £500 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Saturday: £550 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Sunday and bank holidays: £600 plus £11 for one certificate
Marriage and Civil Partnership certificate fees are set by central Government and are subject to change at any time.

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 5pm.

For ceremony times and fees outside these hours please contact us directly.

Statutory register office, Weybridge Register office (couple and two witnesses only and no access to the rear garden)

Wednesday (am only): £46 excluding certificates

1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 3:45pm in our Register Office venues and between 10am and 5pm in other licensed venues. For ceremony times and fees outside these hours please contact us directly.

Location Day and cost

Large rooms at:

  • Monday to Thursday: £165 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Friday: £235 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Saturday: £300 plus £11 for one certificate

Marriage and Civil Partnership certificate fees are set by central Government and are subject to change at any time.

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 3:45pm

Small room at: Artington House, Guildford
  • Monday to Thursday: £115 plus £11 for one certificate
Marriage and Civil Partnership certificate fees are set by central Government and are subject to change at any time.

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 3:45pm

Other venues licensed

  • Hotels
  • Stately homes
  • Race courses etc
  • Monday to Thursday: £455 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Friday: £505 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Saturday: £555 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Sunday and bank holidays: £605 plus £11 for one certificate
Marriage and Civil Partnership certificate fees are set by central Government and are subject to change at any time.

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 5pm.

For ceremony times and fees outside these hours please contact us directly.

Statutory register office, Weybridge Register office (couple and two witnesses only and no access to the rear garden)

Wednesday (am only): £46 excluding certificate.

Certificate fees

One certificate is included in your registrar fees. If you wish, you can order more copies at £11 each and these should be ordered and paid for after your ceremony


Notice of marriage or civil partnership

You must give notice of marriage or civil partnership, as it is a legal requirement.

Notice of marriage or civil partnership fees are £35 for each person or if your notice of marriage or civil partnership is referred to the Home office £47 for each person.

From 1 November 2017 there will be a charge for consideration of divorce/civil partnership dissolution documentation issued outside the British Isles (United Kingdom, Isle of Man or Channel Islands):

  • £50 if the documents can be cleared by the superintendent registrar at the local register office, or
  • £75 if the documents require referral to the General Register Office (GRO).

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