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Ceremony fees

The fees and charges for services from Gloucestershire Registration Services are reviewed yearly and may be subject to change.

Booking Fee: A non-refundable booking fee of £30 must be paid to secure a booking (please note this booking fee cannot be paid by cheque). This fee will increase to £40 after the 1st April 2017

Payment of balance of fees: The balance must be paid 2 months before the date of your ceremony. In the case of bookings made within 2 months of the proposed date full payment will be required at the time of booking.

Amendment fee:  Please note that a fee of £25 will be charged for any changes to the date, time or venue of your ceremony or £40 if the amendment is made within 2 weeks or less of the ceremony date. Please note that if you change your venue you will also need to give notice again at the cost of £35 per person.  We are unable to postpone a ceremony and you will either need to cancel or make an amendment to the booking. The amendment fee will increase to £30/£50 after the 1st April 2017

Cancellation: All cancellations must be confirmed in writing. Please read our terms & conditions.

You may wish to consider taking out an appropriate insurance policy in case your ceremony has to be cancelled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.

Fees & Charges

Wedding or civil partnership

Service Fees When offered Description
Non-refundable Booking Fee £30.00 (£40 after 1st April 2017) Payable on ALL ceremonies
Notice of Marriage or Civil Partnership £35.00 Per person - £70 per couple
Amendment Fee £25.00 (£30 after 1st April 2017) Change to date/time or venue of ceremony. Not applicable to amendments to Civil Partnership Conversion where no ceremony is involved
Late Amendment Fee £40.00 (£50 after 1st April 2017) Change to date/time or venue of ceremony made 2 weeks or less before the ceremony
Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office £50.00 (+ £30.00 booking fee) Please contact the office on 01452 425060 (Option 3) Standard Ceremony. Small statutory ceremony for couple plus 2 witnesses ONLY. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office - the George Room (Cheltenham) or Shire Hall (Gloucester) £190.00 (+ £30.00 booking fee) Monday to Thursday Enhanced ceremony. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office - the George Room (Cheltenham) or Shire Hall (Gloucester) £230.00 (+ £30.00 booking fee) Friday and Saturday Enhanced ceremony. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office - the Old Victorian School (Stroud) or The Oaks (Cinderford) £220.00 (+ £30.00 booking fee) Monday to Thursday Enhanced ceremony. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office - the Old Victorian School (Stroud) or The Oaks (Cinderford) £260.00 (+ £30.00 booking fee) Friday and Saturday Enhanced ceremony. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue £390.00 (+ £30.00 booking fee) Monday to Thursday 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue £460.00 (+ £30.00 booking fee) Friday and Saturday 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue £530.00 (+ £30.00 booking fee) Sunday and Bank Holiday 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Civil Partnership Conversion £49.00 Monday to Friday For couple only - no ceremony involved. 1 ceremony certificate included in price
Civil Partnership Conversion Ceremony at a Registration Office £199.00 Monday to Thursday Inclusive of the £49.00 Conversion Fee and the cost of the ceremony. £30.00 deposit required
Civil Partnership Conversion Ceremony at a Registration Office £249.00 Friday and Saturday Inclusive of the £49.00 Conversion Fee and the cost of the ceremony. £30.00 deposit required
Civil Partnership Conversion Ceremony at a Registration Officeremony Rehearsal £299.00 Sunday and Bank Holiday Inclusive of the £49.00 Conversion Fee and the cost of the ceremony
Civil Partnership Conversion Ceremony at an Approved Venue £264.00 Monday to Thursday Inclusive of the £49.00 Conversion Fee and the cost of the ceremony
Civil Partnership Conversion Ceremony at an Approved Venue £299.00 Friday and Saturday Inclusive of the £49.00 Conversion Fee and the cost of the ceremony
Civil Partnership Conversion Ceremony at an Approved Venue £349.00 Sunday and Bank Holiday Inclusive of the £49.00 Conversion Fee and the cost of the ceremony
Ceremony Rehearsal £80.00 Monday to Thursday
Ceremony Rehearsal £90.00 Friday and Saturday
Ceremony Rehearsal £100.00 Sunday and Bank Holiday

Certificates

Certificate Fees When offered
Additional Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate £4.00 Ordered before day of ceremony
Additional Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate £10.00 Ordered after day of ceremony
Commemorative Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate £10.00
Commemorative Renewal of Vows or Naming Ceremony certificate £10.00

Renewal of vows

The charges below are for the registration officer to attend your ceremony.

Monday-Thursday Friday & Saturday Sunday
Registration Office £180.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee) £230.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee) £280.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee)
Approved Venue £220.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee) £250.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee) £300.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee)

Naming ceremony

The charges below are for the registration officer to attend your ceremony.

Monday-Thursday Friday & Saturday Sunday
Registration Office £180.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee) £230.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee) £280.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee)
Approved Venue £220.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee) £250.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee) £300.00 (+ £40.00 booking fee)

Next step

For more information or to arrange a ceremony please contact our team at ceremonies@gloucestershire.gov.uk or 01452 425060 (option 3).


Related information

» Cancellation policy (PDF)


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