Fees for registration services

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

Booking and paying for a ceremony

To book and pay for your ceremony please contact the Registration Service.

Full payment for all ceremony bookings will be taken at the time of booking. Please read Oxfordshire Registration Service ceremony booking terms and conditions (pdf format, 104Kb)

Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates

Our certificate production office is closed and we can only supply certificates for deaths (not birth, marriage or civil partnership) which occurred after 1 March 2020 unless an inquest was held. For urgent requests try the GRO website.

These are statutory fees from 1 February 2021 and are subject to review by the Registrar general.

Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Partnership Certificates On day of registration £11
Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Partnership Certificates From a current register £11
Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Partnership Certificates From a deposited register £11
Short Birth Certificate On day of registration £11
Short Birth Certificate From a current register £11
Short Birth Certificate From a deposited register £11
Statutory Priority Certificate within 24hr service From a current register £11
Statutory Priority Certificate within 24hr service From a deposited register £11

Other fees and charges

Commemorative certificate £10
Commemorative box £4
Searches in indexes (general search) £18
   
Postage on certificates:(all subject to Royal Mail price increases)  
UK inclusive postage £0
UK Signed for £1.77
Worldwide signed for £7.25

Attendance of registrar at marriages and civil partnerships

Marriage and Civil Partnership ceremony fees include the cost of one certificate (additional certificates can be added at the time of booking for £11 each).

To book and pay for your ceremony complete the online enquiry form.

Marriage and Civil partnership fees at former register office marriage rooms.

Monday to Friday during office hours and Saturday mornings between 9am and 12 noon

Registration Office Ceremony Rooms Fee until 01/04/2020 Fee from 01/04/2021 Fee from 01/04/2022
Abingdon - Roysse Court £310 £325 £335
Banbury - Bodicote House £310 £325 £335
Bicester - Garth Park £310 £325 £335
Didcot - Broadway Room £310 £325 £335
Henley - Regatta Court £310 £325 £335
Oxford - Dexter Room  £310 £325 £335
Witney - Windrush Rooms £310 £325 £335
Oxford – Tidmarsh Lane Registration Office:
(Tuesday and Wednesday only)
£57 £57 £57
Oxford – Tidmarsh Lane Dexter Room:
Tuesday to Thursday
£310 £325 £335
Registration Office Ceremony Rooms Until 01/04/2020 From 01/04/2021 From 01/04/2022
All Ceremony Rooms outside of pre-agreed opening times and Saturdays from 12noon £585 £600 £650
Sunday and Bank Holidays from 9am until 5.30pm £650 £665 £690

Ceremonies at churches between 9am and 5.30pm

The fee includes one certificate

Day Fee
Monday to Sunday £97

Marriages and Civil Partnership ceremonies at approved venues

Day Fee until 01/04/2020 Fee from 01/04/2021 Fee from 01/04/2022
Monday - Saturday £600 £630 £650
Sunday and Bank Holiday £650 £665 £630

Marriages and Civil Partnership ceremonies at approved venues (on or after 6pm)

Day Fee until 01/04/2020 Fee from 01/04/2021 Fee from 01/04/2022
Monday - Saturday £670 £705 £730
Sunday and Bank Holiday £730 £765 £790

Schedule of fees for other civil ceremonies

Naming Ceremonies, Renewal of Vows, Commitment Ceremonies at Registration Office Ceremony Rooms and Approved Venues between 9am and 5.30pm

Day Until 1/04/2020 From 1/04/2021 From 1/04/2022
Monday - Friday £275 £280 £290
Saturday £310 £315 £325
Sunday and Bank Holiday £320 £325 £335

Naming Ceremonies, Renewal of Vows, Commitment Ceremonies at venues not approved by Oxfordshire County Council

Day Until 1/04/2020 From 1/04/2021 From 1/04/2022
Monday - Friday £400 £410 £425
Saturday £410 £420 £435
Sunday and Bank Holiday £420 £430 £445

Your Day Your Way and Individual Citizenship Ceremonies

Day Until 01/04/2020 From 01/04/2021 From 01/04/2022
Group Citizenship Ceremony at County Hall £80 £80 £80
Individual Citizenship Ceremonies (Oxford Register Office only) £235 £285 £295
Your Day Your Way ceremony (Call 0345 241 2489, option three for more information) £720 £755 £760
Additional fees and charges Until 01/04/2020 From 01/04/2021 From 01/04/2022
Ceremony amendment fee £60 £60 £60
Licencing for approved venue £2200 £2250 £2325

Statutory Fees From 01/02/2021– the following fees are set by Registrar General and maybe subject to increase at anytime

Notice of Marriages and Civil Partnership 1 person £35
Notice of Marriages and Civil Partnership Extended 70-day Notice for Foreign Nationals 1 person £47
Consideration of Foreign Divorce per application £50
Consideration of Foreign Divorce (RG involvement) per application £75
Space 17 addition per application £40
Consideration for a correction per application £75
Consideration for a correction (RG involvement) per application £90
Conversion of a Civil Partnership into Marriage Standard Service £45
Conversion of a Civil Partnership into Marriage Two stage procedure on other premises - completing the declaration £27
Conversion of a Civil Partnership into Marriage Two stage procedure on other premises -signing the declaration in a religious registered for marriage of same sex couples £91