Fees 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022

The fees detailed below are applicable from 1 April 2021 until 31 March 2022. If you would like to view fees for other years, see our 2022 to 2023 or 2023 to 2024 fees pages.

Fees are reviewed annually and the new fees will be payable for any ceremonies held after the review date. Please call us if you would like to check any of the fees. Statutory fees are subject to a review each April.

Fees for ceremonies are payable in full at the time you book your ceremony. 


Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Partnership Certificates

Standard service: £11 each, includes 2nd class postage
Priority service (up to 24 hours): £35 each, includes 1st class postage


Marriages and Civil Partnerships

Giving Notice for a Marriage or Civil Partnership or Appointment for a Certificate of No Impediment

£35 per person
Appointment amendment fee: £22.00

Diamond Package
Civil Marriage/Civil Partnership combined with celebratory ceremony


Ruby Package
Ceremony at a licensed venue

£620 - Monday to Saturday
£670 - Sunday and Bank Holidays

If the ceremony is held between 5:30pm and 7pm, on a Friday or Saturday, there will be an extra charge of £225.

Sapphire Package
Registration Office Ceremony Rooms
(Aylesbury or Beaconsfield Old Town – Choice of Times)

£345 - Monday to Saturday
£495 - Sunday and Bank Holiday (Available at Beaconsfield Old Town Office only)

Emerald Package
Registration Office Ceremony Rooms 
(Ceremonies at Fixed Times with a maximum of 10 guests)

£245 for the following:

  • Monday at 10am and 10:45am, The Disraeli Room, Beaconsfield Old Town Registration Office
  • Tuesday at 10am and 10:45am, John Hampden Room, County Hall, Aylesbury
  • Wednesday at 11am and 3:30pm, The Dashwood Room, High Wycombe Library Registration Office

Pearl Package
Marriages and Civil Partnerships at Buckinghamshire Register Office (Aylesbury)


These are held fortnightly and are subject to availability. The office will only hold the couple plus their two witnesses, no other guests are permitted to attend.


Celebratory ceremonies

This includes naming ceremonies, renewal of vows and commitment ceremonies and civil partnership conversion ceremonies. If you are having a Naming Ceremony and would like to include more than one child, the fee is £15 for each extra child.  The fees include VAT at 20%.

Ceremony at a licenced venue

£340 - Monday to Saturday
£475 - Sunday and Bank Holiday  
(Sundays and Bank Holidays are not available at County Hall, Aylesbury)

Ceremony at a non-licenced venue

£475 - Monday to Saturday
£605 - Sunday and Bank Holidays
£225 - inspection fee for non-licensed venues

Citizenship ceremony

£80 which is included in the nationality application fee you have already paid to the Home Office.

Private ceremonies incur an additional fee

The fees include VAT at 20%.

£205 - Monday to Friday
£280 – Saturday
£330 - Sunday and Bank Holidays


Other fees

Passport form for newlyweds and civil partners (PD2): £22 (This figure includes VAT at 20%)

Consideration of corrections to birth and death registrations: £75 or £90

Change of forename added within 12 months of birth registration: £40

Consideration to waive the 28 days waiting period for notice of marriage: £60 per person

Consideration of a divorce granted outside the UK: £50 or £75

Booking fee for marriages and civil partnerships at Buckinghamshire Register Office (Aylesbury): £46

Non-refundable booking fee for all other ceremonies: £55

Amendment fee for all ceremonies: £42 (This fee includes VAT at 20%)

Administration charge for cancelling a ceremony: £42 (This fee includes VAT at 20%)


Terms and conditions

Ceremony bookings terms and conditions


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