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) that 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.

Certificate fees
Certificate type Cost
Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership Certificates £11
Short birth certificate £11
Statutory priority certificate within 24 hours service £35
Other fees and charges
Item cost
Commemorative certificate £10
Commemorative box £4
Searches in indexes (general search) £18
Fees for postage for certificates (all subject to Royal Mail price increases)
Service Cost
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 9 am and 12 pm)
Registration office ceremony rooms Fee Fee from 01/04/2022
Abingdon - Roysse Court £325 £335
Banbury - Bodicote House £325 £335
Bicester - Garth Park £325 £335
Didcot - Broadway Room £325 £335
Henley - Regatta Court £325 £335
Oxford - Dexter Room  £325 £335
Witney - Windrush Rooms £325 £335
Oxford – Tidmarsh Lane Registration Office (Tuesday and Wednesday only) £57 £57
Oxford – Tidmarsh Lane Dexter Room (Tuesday to Thursday) £325 £335
Marriage and civil partnership fees at former register office marriage rooms (outside of pre-agreed opening times and Saturdays from 12 pm)
Registration office ceremony rooms Fee Fee from 01/04/2022
All ceremony rooms £600 £650
Marriage and civil partnership fees at former register office marriage rooms (Sunday and Bank Holidays from 9 am until 5.30 pm)
Registration office ceremony rooms Fee Fee from 01/04/2022
All ceremony rooms £665 £690
Fee for ceremonies at churches
Day Fee
Monday to Sunday between 9 am and 5.30 pm (the fee includes one certificate) £97
Marriages and civil partnership ceremonies at approved venues
Day Fee Fee from 01/04/2022
Monday - Saturday £630 £650
Sunday and Bank Holiday £665 £690
Marriages and civil partnership ceremonies at approved venues (at or after 6 pm)
Day Fee Fee from 01/04/2022
Monday - Saturday £705 £730
Sunday and Bank Holiday £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 9 am and 5.30 pm)
Day Fee Fee from 01/04/2022
Monday - Friday £280 £290
Saturday £315 £325
Sunday and Bank Holiday £325 £335
Naming ceremonies, renewal of vows, commitment ceremonies at venues not approved by Oxfordshire County Council
Day Fee Fee from 01/04/2022
Monday - Friday £410 £425
Saturday £420 £435
Sunday and Bank Holiday £430 £445

Your day your way and individual citizenship ceremonies

Fees for your day your way and individual citizenship ceremonies
Ceremony Fee Fee from 01/04/2022
Group citizenship ceremony at County Hall £80 £80
Individual citizenship ceremonies (Oxford Register Office only) £285 £295
Your day your way ceremony (Call 0345 241 2489, option three for more information) £755 £760

Additional fees

Additional fees and charges
Item Fee Fee from 01/04/2022
Ceremony amendment fee £60 £60
Licencing for approved venue £2250 £2325
Statutory fees from 01/02/2021– the following fees are set by Registrar General and may be subject to increase at any time
Item Notes Fee from 01/04/2022
Notice of marriages and civil partnership for relevant nationals 1 person £35
Notice of marriages and civil partnership for foreign nationals with IRL or marriage visa 1 person £35
Notice of marriage and civil partnership for foreign nationals subject to immigration control 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 the marriage of same-sex couples £91