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Marriage fees and appointments

You will have to pay fees to the Superintendent Registrar for:

  • Giving Notice of Marriage
  • The Marriage Ceremony
  • The Marriage Certificate

Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce obtained outside of the British Isles - £75

Book an appointment to give notice of marriage or civil partnership

Each ceremony  a marriage certificate issued on the day of the wedding.

VenueAvailabilityNotice of marriage costFee payable on the day
Register Office Marriage Room, Civic CentreWednesday morning£35.00 (or £70.00 per wedding)£50.00 is payable on the day of marriage
Wearmouth Room, Civic CentreMonday to Friday£35.00 (or £70.00 per wedding)£133.00 is payable at the notice of marriage appointment
Mowbray Suite, Civic CentreMonday to Thursday£35.00 (or £70.00 per wedding)£240.00 is payable at the notice of marriage appointment
Mowbray Suite, Civic CentreFriday and Saturday£35.00 (or £70.00 per wedding)A fee of £266.00 is payable at the notice of marriage appointment.
Approved premisesUpon application

£35.00 (or £70.00 per wedding)

 

Two registration officers attend for which the council charge between £400.00 and £545.00 for their services. This does not include the cost of the venue.
Other Religious Building other than Church of England or Church in WalesUpon application£35.00 (or £70.00 per wedding)

 If a registration officer is required a fee of £88.00 is payable on the day of marriage for his or her attendance.

This does not include the cost of the venue.

 

 

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