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Fees

Here's a run down of what it will cost to have registrars officiate at your marriage or civil partnership ceremony in Norfolk.

Notice of marriage and civil partnership

For most people the fee will be £35 per person. For some non-EEA nationals who are subject to immigration control the fee is £47 per person. Use our easy online form to check your fees, as well as what documents you need to bring with you to the appointment and where you need to go.

If you live out of county we'll phone you to take your outstanding fee when we've received confirmation that you've given notice at your local registration office.

There's an additional statutory fee of £50 or £75 across England and Wales for the consideration of divorces, civil partnership dissolutions and nullities obtained outside of the British Isles.

Approved venues (including outdoor ceremonies)

As well as our attendance fees, approved venues will have their own fees which you'll need to factor into your budget.

Fees for 2019

Monday to Thursday - £435
Friday/Saturday - £535
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £635

Fees for 2020

Monday to Thursday - £445
Friday/Saturday - £545
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £645

Fees for 2021

Monday to Thursday - £455
Friday/Saturday - £555
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £655

Registration offices ceremony suites

Costs are for the ceremony suites at Dereham, Diss, Downham Market, Great Yarmouth Library, King's Lynn, North Walsham and Thetford. Prices include a non-refundable reservation fee of £100.

We are offering a discount of £100 if you a book a 10.30am or 11.15am ceremony in one of the offices below. This discount is only available for ceremonies taking place in 2019.

Fees for 2019

Monday to Thursday - £285
Friday/Saturday - £385
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £535

Fees for 2020

Monday to Thursday - £295
Friday/Saturday - £395
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £545

Fees for 2021

Monday to Thursday - £305
Friday/Saturday - £405
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £555

Benefactors Room, Colman Gallery and Supper Room

These costs are for the Benefactors Room at Norwich Castle and the Supper Room at Great Yarmouth Town Hall. We don't offer discounts for morning ceremonies at these locations. Prices include a non-refundable reservation fee of £100. The fee includes the room hire and the registrars conducting the ceremony.

The Benefactors Room will be closed between 16 September 2019 and 31 May 2020. Ceremonies will take place in the Colman Gallery at Norwich Castle. The prices are the same. Find out more about the Colman Gallery.

Fees for 2019

Monday to Thursday - £320
Friday/Saturday - £420
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £550

Fees for 2020

Monday to Thursday - £330
Friday/Saturday - £430
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £555

Fees for 2021

Monday to Thursday - £340
Friday/Saturday - £440
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £565

Any Place Duo celebration

These costs cover the legal ceremony with the couple and two witnesses and a celebration ceremony at a venue of your choice. It also includes the premises inspection fee. Find out more about the types of ceremony we offer.

Fees for 2019

Monday to Thursday - £340
Friday/Saturday - £420
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £520

Fees for 2020

Monday to Thursday - £350
Friday/Saturday - £430
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £520

Fees for 2021

Monday to Thursday - £360
Friday/Saturday - £440
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £530

Early bird ceremonies

These small ceremonies are for the couple and their two witnesses. The fee is £46 and is non-refundable. Early bird ceremonies take place in a working office at our premises in Norwich, King’s Lynn and Great Yarmouth. They're held at 9.45am, Monday to Thursday at Norwich. At King's Lynn they're held at 9.45am on Tuesday and Thursday from May-October, and Thursday only from November-April. At Great Yarmouth they're held at 9.45am on Tuesday and Thursday (November-April) and Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (May-October). Booking is subject to availability.

Evening ceremonies

There's an additional fee of £50 for ceremonies held after 5pm.

Marriage certificates

Marriage certificates cost £11 each. A handwritten certificate will be presented by the registrar at the ceremony. If you order more than one certificate the extras will be printed in the registration office and sent by post 5-7 days after your ceremony.

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