Marriage and civil partnership fees

Coronavirus: Important information

Further to the Prime Minister's announcement on 31 October 2020, marriages and civil partnerships will not be able to take place from Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December 2020. For the latest updates please see our marriage and civil partnerships during coronavirus guidance.

Register Offices at Guildford, Leatherhead and Weybridge will continue to be open for face-to-face notice appointments.

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).

1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 3.45pm in our Register Office venues and between 12am and 4pm 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: £225 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Friday: £295 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Saturday: £375 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: £475 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Friday: £525 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Saturday: £575 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Sunday and bank holidays: £625 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 12am and 4pm.

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 2021 to 31 March 2022

Ceremony times are available between 10am and 3.45pm in our Register Office venues and between 12am and 4pm 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: £280 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Friday: £310 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Saturday: £400 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: £480 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Friday: £535 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Saturday: £585 plus £11 for one certificate
  • Sunday and bank holidays: £635 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 12am and 4pm.

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.

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.

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).