Register office fees

Ceremony fees

Marriage, civil partnership, re-affirmation of vows and naming ceremonies at Bromley Public Hall

The Vestry (up to 60 guests).  Fees include 3 marriage certificates:

Tuesday and ThursdayFridaySaturday (morning)Saturday (afternoon)SundaysBank holidays
£170

£190

£220

£320

£510

£560

Non-refundable booking fee £55

Please note that the non-refundable booking fee is not a deposit and will not be deducted from the ceremony fee. It is merely a fee to "hold" the date for you. The ceremony fee is payable in addition and at your convenience. Alternatively, you may pay the full fee from the outset without incurring the non-refundable booking fee. Should you have any queries about this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Cancellation/Amendment Fee £50

We will issue you with a refund if you choose to cancel your ceremony but you will be charged an administration fee of £50.  If you decide to make an amendment to your ceremony booking – for example, date or time change – the first change/amendment will be subject to an administration fee of £25 and all further changes will incur a fee of £50. Please note that date changes and time changes to ceremonies can only be accommodated subject to availability.

We can remove the partition if you wish to accommodate up to 120 guests for a fee of £60. 

The Register Office for marriages and civil partnerships (bride, groom and two witnesses only) – £60 - NON-REFUNDABLE (including 3 marriage certificates) – Wednesdays only

Please note that the Register Office cannot be provisionally booked. You must arrange an appointment to attend at our offices for the purpose of booking and making payment for the ceremony (and placing notices of marriage if you are residents of Tower Hamlets). Please telephone before attending at our offices for this purpose.

Cancellation/amendment fee – £50

We will issue you with a refund if you choose to cancel your ceremony but you will be charged an administration fee of £50. If you decide to make an amendment to your ceremony booking, for example, date or time change, the first change/amendment will be subject to an administration fee of £25 but all further changes will incur a fee of £50. Please note that date changes and time changes to ceremonies can only be accommodated subject to availability.

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at approved venues (including three marriage certificates) 

 

Monday to SaturdaySundays and bank holidaysChristmas / New Years Eve

10am to 4.30pm  £540

5pm to 7.30pm    £560

8pm to 10pm       £610

10am to 4.30pm   £610

5pm to 7.30pm     £870

8pm to 10pm        £970

 Before 5pm    £870

5pm to 10pm   £2,036

 Non-refundable booking fee £55

Please note that the non-refundable booking fee is not a deposit and will not be deducted from the ceremony fee.  It is merely a fee to "hold" the date for you.  The ceremony fee is payable in addition and at your convenience.  Alternatively, you may pay the full fee from the outset without incurring the non-refundable booking fee.  Should you have any queries about this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Cancellation / amendment fee £50

We will issue you with a refund if you choose to cancel your ceremony but you will be charged an administration fee of £50.  If you decide to make an amendment to your ceremony booking, for example, date or time change, the first change/amendment will be subject to an administration fee of £25 and all further changes will incur a fee of £50.  Please note that date changes and time changes to ceremonies can only be accommodated subject to availability.

 

The prices above include three marriage/civil partnership certificates.

Certificate fees

Type of certificateFee

Birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate at the time of registration

£4

Marriage certificate following civil partnership conversion

£4

First birth certificate (short certificate) at time of registration

Free

Additional full birth at time of registration

£4

 Additional short birth certificate at time of registration

 £4

Full birth certificate after registration (register still open) - apply in person and collect after five working days

£10

Archived birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate - apply in person and collect after five working days

£10

Additional Fees - these are payable in addition to the appropriate certificate fee

 

Urgent application same day while you wait service

£40

Second class signed for postage

£2

Notice of marriage fees

Type of noticeFee

Notice of marriage or civil partnership (per person)

£35

Notice of marriage or civil partnership where both or one of the parties to the marriage is subject to immigration control (per person)

£47

Notice of non-impediment

£35

Specialist service fees

Type of serviceFee

Civil partnership conversion fee

£45

Superintendent registrar attending outside to take notice of marriage or civil partnership of a housebound or detained person

£49

Superintendent registrar to conduct a marriage or civil partnership at the residence of a housebound or detained person

£85

Registrar attending a marriage or civil partnership at a registered building or the residence or a housebound or detained person

£84

Fee to certify a building for worship

£29

Fee to register a certified place of worship for the solemnisation of marriages

£120

Licence fee for approved venue status (marriages and civil partnerships). Once granted, approvals are valid for three years subject to compliance with terms and conditions

 

 1 area:         £1,302

2 to 4 areas:  £1,914

5+ areas:       £2,892

Fee for public notice in connection with ceremonies licence application

 £300

Administration fee for change of child’s forename within first 12 months following registration

£20

Commemorative birth/marriage/civil partnership/re-affirmation of vows certificate (not a legal document)

£10

 

Specialist additional service fees payable from 1 November 2017

Type of serviceFee

All short birth certificates issued at the time of registration

£4

Consideration by the Superintendent Registrar of a divorce/civil partnership dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles

£50

Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce/civil partnership dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles

£75

Letter provided by the Registrar General confirming that, on the basis of information provided, no record of a marriage or civil partnership in England and Wales has been found within a ten year search period (for example, if required when getting married or forming a civil partnership outside of England and Wales)

£50 per ten year search

Fees for corrections to initial registrations

Forename added within 12 months of birth registration

£40

Consideration by Registrar / Superintendent Registrar of a correction application

 

£75

Consideration by the Registrar General of a correction application

 £90