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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 £40 must be paid to secure a booking (please note this booking fee cannot be paid by cheque). 

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 £30 will be charged for any changes to the date, time or venue of your ceremony or £50 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. 

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 £40.00 Payable on ALL ceremonies
Notice of Marriage or Civil Partnership £35.00 Per person - £70 per couple
Amendment Fee £30.00 Change to date/time or venue of ceremony. Not applicable to amendments to Civil Partnership Conversion where no ceremony is involved
Late Amendment Fee £50.00 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 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) £190.00 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 Friday and Saturday 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) £280.00 Sunday and Bank Holiday 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 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 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) £300.00 Sunday and Bank Holiday Enhanced ceremony. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue £390.00 Monday to Thursday 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue £460.00 Friday and Saturday 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue £530.00 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 £229.00 Monday to Thursday Inclusive of the £49.00 Conversion Fee and the cost of the ceremony.
Civil Partnership Conversion Ceremony at a Registration Office £279.00 Friday and Saturday Inclusive of the £49.00 Conversion Fee and the cost of the ceremony.
Civil Partnership Conversion Ceremony at a Registration Officeremony Rehearsal £329.00 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 £269.00 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
Additional Enhanced Ceremony Requests £100 Monday to Sunday Additional Requests (extra readings/translations)

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 (plus £2.00 additional signed for postage) 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
Non-refundable Booking Fee £40.00 Payable on ALL ceremonies
Registration Office £180.00 £230.00 £280.00
Approved Venue £220.00 £250.00 £300.00

Naming ceremony

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

Monday-Thursday Friday & Saturday Sunday
Non-refundable Booking Fee £40.00 Payable on ALL ceremonies
Registration Office £180.00 £230.00 £280.00
Approved Venue £220.00 £250.00 £300.00

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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