Suffolk Registration Service fees

Fees payable to registration officers, England and Wales for search, certificates, marriages and certification for worship and registration for marriage.

Service

Statutory power

Fee
from 1 September 2014

A general search in indexes in his/her office not exceeding 6 successive hours

S.31(2)(a), B&D Regn Act 1953; S.64(2)(a), Mge Act 1949

£18

Service

Statutory power

Fee
from 1 September 2014

Superintendent Registrar

   

Issuing a standard certificate of birth, death or marriage

S.31(2)(c), B&D Regn Act 1953;S.64(2)(c), Mge Act 1949

£10

Issuing a certificate of birth, death or marriage for certain statutory purposes

See footnote # at the end of the page

£10

Issuing a short certificate of birth

S.33(1), B&D Regn Act 1953

£10

Registrar

   

Issuing a standard certificate of birth, death or marriage at the time of registration

S.32(c), B&D Regn Act 1953; S.63(1)(b), Mge Act 1949

£4

Issuing a standard certificate of birth, death or marriage after the time of registration

S.32(c), B&D Regn Act 1953; S.63(1)(b), Mge Act 1949

£7

Issuing a standard certificate of birth, death or marriage for certain statutory purposes at the time of registration

See footnote # at the end of the page

£4

Issuing a standard certificate of birth, death or marriage for certain statutory purposes after the time of registration

See footnote # at the end of the page

£7

Any other short certificate of birth at the time of registration

S.33(1), B&D Regn Act 1953

£4

Any other short certificate of birth after the time of registration

S.33(1), B&D Regn Act 1953

£7

All short birth certificates issued at time of registration

 

£4
from 1 November 2017

Service

Statutory power

Fee
from 1 September 2014

Superintendent Registrar

   

Attending outside his/her office to be given notice of marriage of a housebound

S.27(7), Mge Act 1949

£47

Attending outside his/her office to be given notice of marriage of a detained person

S.27(7), Mge Act 1949

£68

Entering a notice of marriage in a marriage notice book: Where both parties to the proposed marriage are exempt persons within the meaning of Section 49

S.27(6), Mge Act 1949

£35

Entering a notice of marriage in a marriage notice book: In any other case

S.27(6), Mge Act 1949

£47 (From 2 March 2015)

Entering a notice of marriage by Registrar General’s Licence in a marriage notice book

S.17(2), Marriage (Registrar

General’s Licence) Act 1970

£3†

Attending a marriage at the residence of a housebound

S.51(2), Mge Act 1949

£84

Attending a marriage at the residence of a detained person

S.51(2), Mge Act 1949

£94

Attending a marriage by Registrar General’s licence

S.17(2), Marriage (Registrar General’s Licence) Act 1970

£2†

S.51(1A)(b), Mge Act 1949; Reg 12(6),

The Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Approved Premises) Regulations 2005

Attending with a registrar a marriage on approved premises

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Registrar

   

Attending a marriage at the register office

S.27(7), Mge Act 1949

£46

Attending a marriage at a registered building

S.27(7), Mge Act 1949

£86

Attending a marriage at a housebound

S.27(7), Mge Act 1949

£81

Attending a marriage at a detained person

S.27(7), Mge Act 1949

£88

Attending a marriage at the residence of a detained person

S.51(2), Mge Act 1949

£94

Attending a marriage by Registrar General’s licence

S.17(2), Marriage (Registrar General’s Licence) Act 1970

£2†

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 per 10 year search from 1 November 2017

Service

Statutory power

Fee
from 1 September 2014

Superintendent Registrar

Certification of a place of meeting for religious worship S.5, Place of Worship Registration Act 1855 £29
Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages between a man and a woman S.41(6), Mge Act 1949 £123
Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of same sex couples (building previously registered for the solemnisation of marriage between a man and a woman) S.43D Mge Act 1949 £64**
Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of same sex couples (building not previously registered for the solemnisation of marriage between a man and a woman) S.43D Mge Act 1949 £123**
Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of a man and a woman (building previously registered for the solemnisation of marriage between of same sex couples) S.43D Mge Act 1949 £64**
Joint application for the registration of a building for the marriage of a man and woman and same sex couples S.43D Mge Act 1949 £123**

Service

Fee from 1 November 2017

Consideration by a Superintendent Registrar of a divorce/civil partnership dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles

£50

Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce/civil partnership dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles

£75

Service

Fee from 1 November 2017

Forename added within 12 months of birth registration

£40

Consideration by Registrar / Superintendent Registrar of a correction application

£75

Consideration by the Registrar General of a correction application

£90

  • Mge Act 1949 = Marriage Act 1949, as amended
  • B&D Regn Act 1953 = Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953, as amended
  • *Fee specified by the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages and Registration of Civil Partnerships (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2015 (S.I. 2015/117), except where otherwise shown
  • # = S.10, Savings Bank Act 1887, as amended; S.178(1), Factories Act 1961; S.124(3), Social Security Administration Act 1992, as amended; S.564(1), Education Act 1996
  • †Fee payable under Marriage (Registrar General’s Licence) Act 1970 by the Registrar General; to be retained by registration officer and not paid to Council
  • ** Fee specified by the Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Registration of Buildings and Appointment of Authorised Persons) Regulations 2014 (S.I. 2014/106), as amended by the Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Registration of Buildings and Appointment of Authorised Persons) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. 2014/1791)