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Fees 2018

The fees detailed below are applicable until 31 December 2018.  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 four months before the date of your ceremony or immediately if booked within four months of ceremony date. Please note that we cannot accept cash payments of more than £100. It is quick and easy to pay online, alternatively, we can take payment by cheque (please make cheques payable to Bucks County Council).

Certificates

All Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Partnership certificates

£4 if purchased at the time of Registration

£7 or £10 if purchased at a later date

Postage - £1 to UK addresses, £3 to addresses overseas sent International Standard

Same day certificate service

£25 in addition to the certificate fee shown above (this figure includes VAT at 20%).

Postage - £1 to UK addresses, £3 to addresses overseas sent International Standard

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: £15 

Ceremony at a licensed venue

£565 - Monday to Saturday*

£610 - Sunday and Bank Holiday  

* £200 extra for ceremonies held between 5.30pm and 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays

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

£310 - Monday to Saturday

£450 - Sunday and Bank Holiday (Available at Beaconsfield Old Town Office only)

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

£210 for the following:

  • Monday at 10am and 10.45am, The Disraeli Room, Beaconsfield Old Town Registration Office
  • Tuesday at 10am, John Hampden Room, County Hall, Aylesbury
  • Wednesday at 10am and 11am, The Dashwood Room, High Wycombe Library Registration Office

Civil Marriage/Civil Partnership Combined with a Celebratory Ceremony

£800

For ceremonies in non-licensed venues there is an inspection fee of £115 in addition to the ceremony fee above. 

Converting a Civil Partnership to a Marriage

£45

Religious Wedding – Registrar's Attendance

£86

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

£305 - Monday to Saturday

£440 - Sunday and Bank Holiday 
(Sundays and Bank Holidays are not available at County Hall, Aylesbury)

Ceremony at a non-licenced venue (fee includes inspection of the venue)

£420 – Monday-Saturday

£555 – Sunday and Bank Holiday

Licensing a Venue

£2,100 for a 3-year licence.  This fee is the same for renewing a licence

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:

£185 - Monday to Friday

£250 - Saturday and Sunday

Nationality Checking

These fees may by subject to change without prior notification. Payment is by credit or debit card only. The fees include VAT at 20%.

Standard rate

£100 per applicant

Short Notice rate

£200 per applicant

Nationality Document Return Service

£55 per adult applicant

£50 per child applicant

Change of Name Deed

£55 - Single appointment fee (you will be issued with one Change of Name Deed)

£10 - Each additional Change of Name Deed document

European Passport Return Service

£30 per applicant 

Passport forms for Newly Weds and Civil Partners (PD2)

£15  (This figure includes VAT at 20%)

Other Fees

Consideration of corrections to registrations: £75.00 or £90.00

Change of forename added within 12 months of birth registration: £40.00

Consideration to waive the 28 days waiting period for notice of marriage: £60.00

Consideration of a divorce granted outside UK: £50.00 or £75.00

Weddings at Buckinghamshire Register Office (Aylesbury)

£46

Weddings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 10am and 10.30am and are subject to availability. The office will only hold the couple plus their two witnesses, no other guests are permitted to attend.

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