Incoming Emails

Due to a technical issue we are unable to deal with incoming e-mails.  If you need to contact us urgently, please call us on:  01452 425060 - Option 1 for Deaths enquiries, Option 2 for Births enquiries , Option 3 for Ceremonies and Option 4 for any other enquiry.

Telephoning the ceremonies team

We are now able to discuss all your ceremony enquires and notice appointments over the telephone.  Please contact us on 01452 425060 (option 3)

 

High Volume of Calls

On Mondays and at certain times of the day (particularly 12-2.30pm) we may experience a higher volume of calls to book birth and death appointments and ceremonies. Please bear with us and we will do our best to answer your call as soon as possible. Alternatively you can book online for birth or death appointments

 

Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremonies in Gloucestershire

Please click here for up to date details how a ceremony will look in Gloucestershire with the current government restrictions.

 

Ceremony fees

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

Booking Administration Fee (non-refundable): A booking administration fee (non-refundable) of £55 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 non-refundable fee of £45 will be charged for any changes to the date, time or venue of your ceremony or £65 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 and conditions.

Changes to your passport: You are able to obtain a post-dated passport in your married name up to three months before your ceremony. All forms and guidance notes can be downloaded from gov.uk, the form should be sent to Cheltenham Registration Office for completion.  The completed form will be returned to you before your ceremony.  The charge for this service is £20:00

 

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
(Ceremonies between 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021)

Service Fees When Offered Description
Booking Administration Fee (non-refundable) £55.00   Payable on all ceremonies and is in addition to the ceremony fees as listed below
Notice of Marriage or Civil Partnership £35.00   Per person - £70 per couple
Amendment Fee £45.00   Change to date/time or venue of ceremony.  Not applicable to amendments to Civil Partnership Conversion where no ceremony is involved
Late Amendment Fee £65.00   Change to date/time or venue of ceremony made 2 weeks or less before the ceremony
Passport name change (PD2) £20.00   You are able to obtain a post-dated passport in your married name up to three months before your ceremony. All forms and guidance notes can be downloaded from gov.uk and the form should be sent to Cheltenham Registration Office for completion. 
Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office £57.00 Please contact the office on 01452 425060 (Option 3) Standard Registration. Statutory Registration for couple plus 2 witnesses ONLY. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price

Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office - Shire Hall (Gloucester)

 

Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office -  Shire Hall (Gloucester)

 

£250.00

 

 

 

 

£270.00

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

Saturday

Enhanced ceremony. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price

 

 

 

Enhanced ceremony. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price

 

Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office -  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) £250.00 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)

 

Marriage or Civil Partnership at a Registration Office - the Old Victorian School (Stroud) or The Oaks (Cinderford)

£280.00

 

 

 

 

£300.00

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

Saturday

Enhanced ceremony. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price

 

 

 

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) £310.00 Sunday and Bank Holiday Enhanced ceremony. 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue £450.00 Monday to Thursday 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price

Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue

 

Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue

£480.00

 

 

£520.00

Friday

 

 

Saturday

1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price

 

1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price

Marriage or Civil Partnership at an Approved Venue £556.00 Sunday and Bank Holiday 1 Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate included in price
Civil Partnership Conversion £56.00 Monday to Friday For couple only - no ceremony involved. 1 ceremony certificate included in price

 

Certificate Fees
Additional Marriage or Civil Partnership certificate £11.00
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
Booking Administration Fee (Non Refundable) £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
Registration Office £210.00 £246.00 £306.00
Approved Venue £240.00 £270.00 £330.00

Naming ceremony

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

  Monday-Thursday Friday & Saturday Sunday
Booking Administration Fee (Non Refundable) £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
Registration Office £210.00 £246.00 £306.00
Approved Venue £240.00 £270.00 £330.00


Next step

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

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