Wedding and civil partnership ceremony fees

Read our terms and conditions for full details of our charges.

Payment by card is preferred at no extra charge.

Ceremony costs

Notice of marriage and civil partnerships

Notice of marriage and civil partnerships (per person) statutory fee is usually £35,but there are certain exceptions for non-UK or EEA nationals.  Visit Giving notice for further details. 

Early bird ceremonies held in small working offices at Norwich, King’s Lynn or Great Yarmouth registration offices

Ceremonies in the small offices are available on the following days:

  • Norwich and Kings Lynn – Monday to Thursday
  • Great Yarmouth - Monday to Wednesday

Please be aware that this is a 2+2 ceremony, meaning only the couple and their two witnesses can attend.  The ceremony also uses a standard script.

The fee for these ceremonies is £46, payable in advance and non-refundable (or payable on the day in Norwich only).

Large ceremony rooms at the registration offices

Fees for 2018
Monday to Thursday AM * - £164
Monday to Thursday - £264
Friday/Saturday - £374
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £524

Fees for 2019
Monday to Thursday AM * - £185
Monday to Thursday - £285
Friday/Saturday - £385
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £535

Fees for 2020
Monday to Thursday AM * - £195
Monday to Thursday - £295
Friday/Saturday - £395
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £545

* We are pleased to offer a discount of £100 if you book a morning ceremony in one of our ceremony suites. Ceremonies will take place at 10.30 and 11.15am and are subject to availability. The discount will apply for 2019 and 2020 ceremonies if they are booked by 31 December 2018. 

Benefactors Room at Norwich Castle / Supper Room at Great Yarmouth Town Hall

Fees for 2018
Monday to Thursday - £299
Friday/Saturday - £409
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £549

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

Approved venue including outdoor (DUO) ceremonies

Fees for 2018
Monday to Thursday - £424
Friday/Saturday - £524
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £624

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

Any Place Duo Celebration

This package includes the fee for a legal ceremony with the couple and two witnesses (extra guests may be accommodated for an additional fee of £50), a celebration ceremony at a venue of your choice plus a marriage certificate and the premises inspection fee.

Fees for 2018
Monday to Thursday - £270
Friday/Saturday - £370
Sunday/Bank Holiday - £520

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

For ceremonies taking place after 5pm an additional £50 fee will incur.

A £100 non-refundable reservation fee is payable at the time of booking.

We will take your outstanding balance when you attend your notice of marriage appointment.

Payment by card is preferred at no extra charge.

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

Certificates

The fee includes one certificate. Additional certificates cost £4 if purchased before the ceremony - this cost will increase after the date of your ceremony.  You will be presented with a hand-written marriage certificate at the end of your ceremony.  Additional certificates ordered will be printed in the registration office and sent by post 5-7 days after your ceremony.

Cancel or change your booking

Complete the ceremony change request form

Any changes to the booking after it has been confirmed with the Ceremony Team will incur a £30 administration fee.

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