Cornwall Registration Service Fees

A list of our current fees for services offered by the registration service can be found below, or you can download the current fees document (from 1st April 2017).

Certificates of Births, Deaths, Marriages, Civil Partnership

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Certificate

Fee

Standard Certificate - Issued by Superintendent Registrar

£10.00*

Standard Certificate - Issued on day of registration

£4.00*

Standard Certificate - Issued by Registrar after day of registration

£7.00*

Short Certificate - Issued by Superintendent Registrar

£10.00*

Short Certificate - Issued by Registrar

£4.00*

Civil Partnership certificate issued on day of Registration

£4.00*

Civil Partnership certificate issued after registration date

£10.00*

Commemorative Certificate (per certificate)

£10.00

 

Service

Fee

Consideration by a Superintendent Registrar of a divorce/civil partnership/ dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles £50.00*         
Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce/civil partnership/ dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles £75.00*
Letter provided by the Registrar General confirming that, on the basis of information provided, no record of a marriage or civil partnership in England and Wales has been found within a 10 year search period (for example: if required when getting married or forming a civil partnership outside England or Wales) £50.00*
(per 10 year search)

Service

Fee

Forename added within 12 months of birth registration £40.00*
Consideration by Registrar/ Superintendent Registrar of a correction application £75.00*
Consideration by the Registrar General of a correction application £90.00*

 

Booking

Fee

Notice of marriage / civil partnership for persons NOT subject to Immigration Control (required by both parties and non refundable)                                         

£35.00* each
(i.e.£70.00)

Notice of marriage / civil partnership for persons subject to Immigration Control and have limited or no immigration status in the UK (required by both parties and non refundable)

 

£47.00* each (i.e.£94.00)

Registered Building Marriage e.g. chapel (not Church of England)

£90.00*

Non Refundable Deposit for booking a Standard / Classic Ceremony

£20.00

Non Refundable Deposit for booking a Distinctive Ceremony

£50.00

Changes to Standard / Classic Bookings (2 weeks or more after booking) per change

£10.00

Changes to Distinctive Bookings (2 weeks or more after booking) per change

£25.00

 

(Ceremonies held mornings only in certain registration offices - restrictions apply)

Day / TimeFee
Wednesday (held in registration office room)    £50.00*
Saturday (held in registration office room) £114.00   

 

(Ceremonies held mornings only in certain registration offices - restrictions apply)

Day / Time

Fee

Monday to Thursday (held in ceremony room)

£114.00   

Saturday (held in ceremony room)

£178.00

 

Day

Fee

Monday to Thursday                                                           

£195.00

Friday and Saturday

£259.00

Sunday or Bank Holiday

£314.00

 

e.g. hotel, stately home, castle

Day

Fee

Monday to Thursday                       

£404.00

Friday and Saturday

£436.00

Sunday and Bank Holiday

£478.00

 

Day

Fee

Monday to Thursday                        

£152.00

Friday and Saturday

£172.00

Sunday and Bank Holiday

£195.00

 

Day

Fee

Monday to Thursday                       

£173.00

Friday and Saturday

£203.00

Sunday and Bank Holiday

£231.00

 

Individual Ceremony (25 guests plus children)

Day

Fee

Monday to Thursday                      

£137.00

Friday and Saturday

£189.00

Sunday

£252.00

 

  • Please note that all fees are liable to increase periodically.
  • All marriage and civil partnership fees include the cost of one certificate. Additional certificates can be purchased. If certificates are pre-paid or purchased on the day the cost is £4.00. However, after the event the certificates will cost more.
  • **Attendance at a registered building i.e. chapel (not CofE) Fee does not include a certificate.
  • A double ceremony at an AV will be charged at 1.5 times the full fee (ie 1st at full price and 2nd at half price). This will not apply to Register Office Ceremonies where the standard fee applies to both couples.
  • Please note a non-refundable deposit will be taken at the time of booking your ceremony. This will be charged at £20.00 per classic ceremony and £50.00 per distinctive, approved venue, naming, renewal or citizenship ceremony.
  • Fees denoted with an asterisk are set by central government and reviewed periodically but are not reviewed automatically on an annual basis or at other set times.

Please make cheques or postal orders payable to Cornwall Council.

Applications for certificates should be sent to Certificate Applications (Registration), PO Box 94, Truro, TR1 9AZ

Standard ceremony (group ceremonies with other citizens) fees are part of the fee paid to the Home Office. No extra fee is charged.