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Fees for registration services

Fees for ceremonies, certificates, giving notice and the attendance of registrars.

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Booking and cancellation fees

A booking fee will be payable for all ceremony bookings and cancellation fees will be payable. Oxfordshire Registration Service ceremony booking terms and conditions (pdf format, 44Kb)

Card payment can be made by telephoning 0345 241 2489. Visa, Mastercard, Switch/Maestro and Delta are all accepted in our offices (although a handling fee may be included). Payment can also be posted to us, with cheques made payable to Oxfordshire County Council.

The fees for ceremonies scheduled to take place after 1 April 2018 are subject to review.
A full list of ceremony fees can be found online.

Birth, death and marriage certificates

Item From 1 April 2017
From registrar of births, deaths and marriages (current register) Payment at time of registration - £4
Payment after registration - £7
From Superintendent Registrar (deposited register) All deposited certificates - £10

(If the certificate is required to apply for a passport, you will need to apply for a standard birth certificate.)

Civil partnership certificates

Item From 1 April 2017
From registrar of births, deaths and marriages (current register) Payment at time of registration - £4
From Superintendent Registrar (deposited register) All deposited certificates - £10

You can order and pay for copy certificates online. Please note that a handling fee of £1.50 will be made for all credit/debit card payments.

Commemorative certificates

Commemorative certificates can celebrate any special occasion, such as a birth, wedding anniversary or birthday.

Item From 1 April 2017
Express fee £35
Commemorative certificates £7

Attendance of registrar at marriages and civil partnerships

Ceremonies at a registration office (Monday - Friday)(Saturday 9am - 12pm)

Please note not all offices are open everyday for ceremonies. Please ring 0345 241 2489, select option 3 for more details

Registration Offices  

Monday – Saturday at designated times (includes a £4 fee for a certificate)

Venue From 1 April 2017
Abingdon - School House £260
Banbury - Bodicote House £260
Bicester - Garth Park £260
Didcot - Broadway Room £260
Henley - Regatta Court £260
Oxford - Dexter Room  £260
Wheatley - Shotover Room
(First Sat of every month)
£260
Witney - Windrush Rooms £260
Register Office - Statutory Civil Marriage/Partnership (Tuesday only - available in Oxford only) £50

Ceremonies at churches (between 9am and 5.30pm). Includes a £4 fee for a certificate

Day From 1 April 2017
Monday to Sunday £90

Ceremonies at an approved venue between 9am and 5.30pm. Includes a £4 registration fee

Day From 1 April 2017
Monday - Thursday £475
Friday and Saturday £520
Sunday and Bank Holiday £595

Ceremonies at an approved venue after 6pm. Includes a £4 registration fee

Day Ceremonies from 6pm - 8.30pm
From 1 April 2017
Monday - Thursday £550
Friday and Saturday £550
Sunday and Bank Holiday £650

Ceremonies at an approved venue after 9pm. Includes a £4 registration fee

Day Ceremonies on or after 9pm
From 1 April 2017
Monday - Thursday £700
Friday and Saturday £700
Sunday and Bank Holiday £720

Schedule of fees for celebratory ceremonies - Effective until 31 March 2018

Other civil ceremonies - naming, renewal of vows and commitment

At a registration office:

Day After 1 April 2017
Monday - Friday £265
Saturday £285
Sunday and Bank Holiday £345

At an approved venue with a civil ceremony licence:

Day After 1 April 2017
Monday - Friday £265
Saturday £285
Sunday and Bank Holiday £345

At a venue without a civil ceremony licence:

Day After 1 April 2017
Monday - Sunday and Bank Holidays £570 for any day

Individual citizenship ceremonies

Venue After 1 April 2017
Oxford Register Office £220
Approved premises £280

Nationality checking service

  After 1 April 2017
Adult £85
Child under 18 £55

Settlement checking service

  After 1 April 2017
Adult £110

Additional fees
 

Additional fees and charges After 1 April 2017
Non-refundable Booking fee (statutory civil marriage/Partnership register office only) £46
Non-refundable booking fee (all other ceremonies £50
Ceremony amendment fee £30
Cancellation administration charge £30
Giving notice of marriage or civil partnership
(if referred to Home Office)
£35

£47
Licencing a venue with a three year licence for ceremonies £2050
Licencing a religious building for civil partnerships On application
Your day, Your way package. Call 0345 241 2489, option three for more information £650
Last reviewed
29 September 2017
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