Civil Ceremonies

Ceremony Fees

Fees April 2015 to March 2016 can be viewed at the bottom of this page.

Registration and Celebratory Services

Fees for Civil Ceremonies 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

ENHANCED CEREMONY – Registration Office (Marriage or Civil Partnership)
Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays
£
For entering each notice of marriage or civil partnership £70.00 per couple) *35.00
Plus fees below payable for attendance of Registration Officer(s) at the ceremony
Monday to Thursday(Payable 6 weeks in advance) 280.00
Friday and Saturday (Payable 6 weeks in advance) 295.00
Sunday and Bank Holidays (Payable 6 weeks in advance) 320.00
Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate (Payable in cash on day of ceremony) 4.00

 

ENHANCED CEREMONY – Licensed Venue (Marriage or Civil Partnership)
Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays
For entering each notice of marriage or civil partnership (£70.00 per couple) *35.00
Plus fees below payable for attendance of Registration Officer(s) at the ceremony
Monday to Thursday (Payable 6 weeks in advance) 410.00
Friday and Saturday (Payable 6 weeks in advance) 450.00
Sunday and Bank Holiday (Payable 6 weeks in advance) 500.00
Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate (Payable in cash on day of ceremony) 4.00

 

STANDARD CEREMONY – Registration Office only (Marriage or Civil Partnership)
Tuesday to Thursday (normal office hours) Friday or Saturday morning,
completed by 12 noon
For entering each notice of marriage or civil partnership (£70.00 per couple) *35.00
Attendance of Registration Officer(s) at the Ceremony (Payable 6 weeks in advance) 95.00
Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate (Payable in cash on day of ceremony) 4.00

 

LEGAL CEREMONY (2+2) – Registration Office only (Marriage or Civil Partnership)
All offices Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday am only (normal office hours) – Restrictions Apply
For entering each notice of marriage or civil partnership (£70.00 per couple) *35.00
Attendance of Registration Officer(s) at the Ceremony (Payable in cash on day of ceremony) 46.00
Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate (Payable in cash on day of ceremony) 4.00

 

REGISTERED BUILDING – Marriage Ceremony (e.g. Chapels etc)
For entering each notice of marriage (£70.00 per couple) *35.00
Plus fees below payable for attendance of Registration Officer at the Ceremony
(usually payable in cash a few days in advance) 86.00
Marriage Certificate (usually payable in cash a few days in advance) 4.00

 

CONVERSION – Civil Partnership to Marriage from 10 December 2014 in Lincoln NCS office only/no ceremony
(Civil Celebratory Ceremony may be offered)
£
CP registered before 29/03/14; Conversion must take place between 10/12/14 to 09/12/15. From 10/12/2015, all same sex couples will be required to pay the full fee including CPs before 29/03/2014 no fee
One-Stage Process: Single administrative appointment (Payable in cash on day of conversion) 45.00
Two-Stage Process: Part administrative appointment; Part celebratory ceremony; Declaration signed at ***ceremony. (Payable in cash on day of administrative appointment) 27.00
Marriage Certificate (Payable in cash on day of conversion) 4.00

 

CIVIL CELEBRATORY CEREMONIES *Naming; *Renewal of Vows; *Memorial; Funeral; Non Standard Citizenship; *Include a 30 non-refundable deposit ***Conversion CP to Marriage celebratory ceremony fee reduced by 45 if the original CP was formed before 29/03/14
Monday to Thursday *** 220.00
Friday and Saturday *** 235.00
Sunday and Bank Holiday *** 260.00

 

Civil Funeral
Monday to Friday 160.00
Script only Service 105.00

 

Please note:

  • The fees do not include any charges levied by a Licensed Venue for the use of their private function room or facilities
  • Fees marked * are non-refundable if the ceremony is cancelled
  • Fees marked ** The Notice(s) fee may be increased to 47 each (94 per couple) to meet certain immigration requirements
  • Fees marked *** Conversion CP to Marriage celebratory ceremony fee reduced by 45 if the original CP was formed before 29/03/2014
  • All fees are liable to a possible annual increase
  • All statutory fees may be subject to increase
  • Enhanced and Standard ceremony – Preferred payment of all advanced fees is by cheque sent through the post by 6 weeks before ceremony day. Payments within 6 weeks of the ceremony date must be in cash or Bankers Draft
  • Legal ceremony – fees payable on the day of ceremony to be made in cash
  • Conversion fees payable on the day of conversion to be made in cash
  • Certificate fees payable on the day of ceremony/conversion to be made in cash
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