Fees for registration services

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

Booking and paying for a ceremony

To book 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

We can only supply certificates for life events that occurred after 1 January 1970. For certificates prior to this date, please contact the General Register Office website.

These are statutory fees that are subject to review by the General Register Office.

Certificate fees
Certificate type Cost
Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates - Standard service £11 per certificate (includes second-class postage)
Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates - Priority service £35 per certificate (includes first-class postage or collection from County Hall, Oxford)
Other fees and charges
Item cost
Searches in indexes (general search) £18

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 your ceremony please contact the Registration Service.

Marriage and civil partnership fees in a registration office ceremony room (Monday to Friday during office hours and Saturday mornings between 9 am and 12 pm)
Registration office ceremony rooms Fee from 01/04/2022 Fee from 01/04/2023 - subject to change
Abingdon - Roysse Court £335 £350
Banbury - Bodicote House £335 £350
Bicester - Garth Park £335 £350
Didcot - Broadway Room £335 £350
Henley - Regatta Court £335 £350
Witney - Windrush Rooms £335 £350
Oxford – Tidmarsh Lane Registration Office (Tuesday and Wednesday only) £57 £57
Oxford – Tidmarsh Lane Dexter Room (Tues - Thurs) £335 £350
Marriage & Civil partnership fees at former Register Office Marriage rooms Saturday pm, Sunday and B/H
Registration office ceremony rooms Fee from 01/04/2022 Fee from 01/04/2023 subject to change
All Ceremony Rooms outside of pre-agreed opening times and   Saturdays from 12noon £650 £450
Sunday and Bank Holidays from 9am until 5.30pm £690 £550
Fee for ceremonies at churches
Day Fee from 01/04/2022 Fee from 01/04/2023 subject to change
Monday to Sunday between 9 am and 5.30 pm (the fee includes one certificate) £97 £97
Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at approved venues
Day Fee from 01/04/2022 Fee from 01/04/2023 subject to change
Monday - Saturday £650 £680
Sundays and Bank Holidays £690 £720
Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at approved venues (at or after 6 pm)
Day Fee from 01/04/2022 Fee from 01/04/2023 subject to change
Monday - Saturday £730 £750
Sundays and Bank Holidays £790 £795

Schedule of fees for other civil ceremonies

Naming ceremonies, renewal of vows, commitment ceremonies at registration office ceremony rooms and approved venues (between 9 am and 5.30 pm)
Day Fee from 01/04/2022 Fee from 01/04/2023 subject to change
Monday - Friday £290 £300
Saturday £325 £350
Sundays and Bank Holidays £335 £350
Naming ceremonies, renewal of vows, commitment ceremonies at venues not approved by Oxfordshire County Council
Day Fee from 01/04/2022 Fee from 01/04/2023 subject to change
Monday - Friday £425 £400
Saturday £435 £450
Sundays and Bank Holidays £445 £450

Private citizenship ceremonies

Citizenship ceremony and Your Day Your Way
Day Fee from 01/04/2022 Fee from 01/04/2023 subject to change
Group Citizenship Ceremony at County Hall £80 £80
Private citizenship ceremonies (Oxford Register Office only) £295 £310
Your Day Your Way ceremony (Call 0345 241 2489, option three for more information) £760 £760

Additional fees

Additional fees and charges
Item Fee
Ceremony amendment fee £60
Licensing for approved venue £2325
Statutory fees – the following fees are set by the General Register Office and may be subject to increase at any time
Item Notes Fee
Notice of marriage and civil partnership Notice of Marriage/Civil Partnership (for 1 person) £35
Notice of marriage and civil partnership Extended 70day Notice for Foreign Nationals (for 1 person) £47
Consideration of foreign divorce (if cleared by local registration office) per application £50
Consideration of foreign divorce (if cleared by General Register Office) per application £75
Application to reduce the 28-day waiting period for Notice of Marriage or Notice of Civil Partnership per person  £60
Change/add forename within 12 months of birth registration per application £40
Consideration for a correction to a register entry per application £75
Consideration for a correction to a register entry (if submitted to the General Register Office) per application £90
Conversion of a civil partnership into marriage (at a registration office with no ceremony)   £45
Conversion of a civil partnership into marriage (at a registration office with a ceremony in an approved venue at a later date)   £27