Fees for registration services

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

The fees for ceremonies scheduled to take place after 1 April 2019 are subject to review.

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Ways to pay

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

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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)

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Birth, death and marriage certificates

Item Fee until 31/03/20
From registrar of births, deaths and marriages (current register)

Payment at time of registration £11 

Payment after registration - £11 

From Superintendent Registrar (deposited register)

All deposited certificates - £11 

Statutory priority 24hr service - £35 includes the cost of one certificate

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

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Civil partnership certificates

Item Fee until 31/03/20
From registrar of births, deaths and marriages (current register)

Payment at time of registration £11

From Superintendent Registrar (deposited register)

All deposited certificates - £11

You can order and pay for copy certificates online

Express fees and postage

A statutory priority certificate service will start on 16 February 2019 for a fee of £35 per certificate. This is a 24-hour service which will include the cost of one certificate. Please call 0345 241 2489 (option 5) for this service.

 

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Commemorative certificates

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

Item Fee until 31/03/20
Commemorative certificates £10

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Attendance of registrar at marriages and civil partnerships

Please note not all offices are open everyday for ceremonies. Contact us for more details.

Registration Offices  

Monday – Saturday at designated times. Includes a fee for a certificate

Venue Fee until 31/03/19 Fee from 01/04/19
Abingdon - School House £282 £292
Banbury - Bodicote House £282 £292
Bicester - Garth Park £282 £292
Didcot - Broadway Room £282 £292
Henley - Regatta Court £282 £292
Oxford - Dexter Room  £282 £292
Wheatley - Shotover Room
(First Sat of every month)
£282 £292
Witney - Windrush Rooms £282 £292
Register Office - Statutory Civil Marriage/Partnership (Tuesday only - available in Oxford only) £57 £57

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

Day Fee until 31/03/20
Monday to Sunday £97

Ceremonies at an approved venue between 9am and 5.30pm. Includes a fee for a certificate

Day Fee until 31/03/19 Fee from 01/04/19
Monday - Thursday £502 £517
Friday and Saturday £552 £567
Sunday and Bank Holiday £617 £632

Ceremonies at an approved venue after 6pm. Includes a fee for a certificate

Day From 6-8.30pm until 31/03/19 From 6-8.30pm from 01/04/19
Monday - Thursday £567 £632
Friday and Saturday £567 £632
Sunday and Bank Holiday £667 £687

Ceremonies at an approved venue after 9pm. Includes a fee for a certificate

Day Fee until 31/03/19 Fee from 01/04/19
Monday - Thursday £707 £727
Friday and Saturday £707 £727
Sunday and Bank Holiday £727 £747

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Schedule of fees for celebratory ceremonies 

Other civil ceremonies - naming, renewal of vows and commitment

At a registration office:

Day Fee until 31/03/19 Fee from 01/04/19
Monday - Friday £275 £315
Saturday £295 £370
Sunday and Bank Holiday £355 £380

At an approved venue with a civil ceremony licence:

Day Fee until 31/03/19 Fee from 01/04/19
Monday - Friday £300 £315
Saturday £350 £370
Sunday and Bank Holiday £365 £380

At a venue without a civil ceremony licence:

Day Fee until 31/03/19 Fee from 01/04/19 
Monday - Sunday and Bank Holidays £575 any day £590 any day

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Individual citizenship ceremonies

Venue Fee until 31/03/19 Fee from 01/04/19
Oxford Register Office £225 £235
Approved premises £285 £285

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Additional fees  

Additional fees and charges Fee until 31/03/19 Fee from 01/04/19
     
Non-refundable booking fee (statutory civil marriage/Partnership register office only) £46 £46
Non-refundable booking fee (all other ceremonies £100 £125
Ceremony amendment fee £50 £60
Cancellation admin charge £50 £60
Giving notice of marriage or civil partnership
(if referred to Home Office)

£35

£47

£35

£47

Licensing a venue with a three year licence for ceremonies £2090 £2150
Licensing a religious building for civil partnerships On application On application
Your day, Your way package. Call 0345 241 2489, option three for more information £667  £685
Consideration by Superintendent Registrar of a divorce obtained outside of the British Isles £50 £50
Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce obtained outside of the British Isles £75 £75
Consideration by the Registrar General of a civil partnership dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles    £75 £75
Conversion of a civil partnership into marriage At the Register Office £45 £45
Civil Partnership two stage procedure on other premises    
Completing the declaration £27 £27
Signing the declaration in a religious building registered for the marriage of same sex couples £91 £91
Fees for changes to initial registration    
Forename added within 12 months of birth registration £40 £40
Consideration by Registrar / Superintendent Registrar of a correction £75 £75
Consideration by the Registrar General of a correction £90 £90

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