Suffolk Registration Service fees

Fees for 01/04/2020 through to 31/03/2022 for certificates and marriages and civil partnerships in our ceremony rooms or approved venues.

We no longer accept cheques or postal orders (since 1 April 2018).

Service

Fee

Local Authority ceremony rooms

 

1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

£300

1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022

£310

Early Bird Ceremony with 2 witnesses only (subject to limited availability at 9.30am and 10.00am only at varying days across the County)

£46

Approved Venues 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021  
Monday to Saturday (8am to 5pm) £495
Monday to Saturday (5pm to 8pm) £595
Sundays and Bank Holidays (8am to 5pm) £595
Sundays and Bank Holidays (5pm to 8pm) £630
Any day (8pm to 8am) POA
Approved Venues 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022  
Monday to Saturday (8am to 5pm) £515
Monday to Saturday (5pm to 8pm) £615
Sundays and Bank Holidays (8am to 5pm) £615
Sundays and Bank Holidays (5pm to 8pm) £650

Any day (8pm to 8am)

POA

Garden and Celebration Ceremony 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

 

Monday to Saturday (8am to 5pm)
(£495 of this fee includes VAT, £120 does not include VAT)

£615

Sundays and Bank Holidays (8am to 5pm)
(£495 of this fee includes VAT, £120 does not include VAT)

£715

Garden and Celebration Ceremony 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022

 

Monday to Saturday (8am to 5pm)
(£509 of this fee includes VAT, £120 does not include VAT)

£630

Sundays and Bank Holidays (8am to 5pm)
(£609 of this fee includes VAT, £120 does not include VAT)

£730

Service

Fee

Issuing a standard certificate of birth, death, marriage or civil partnership, including 2nd class postage

£11

Issuing a short certificate of birth, including postage

£11

For a certified copy or certified extract issued by the Registrar General

£11

Priority service certificates, if ordered before 3pm we aim to despatch the same working day, subject to postal collections (fee is per certificate ordered)

£35

International post or guaranteed next working day delivery

£7

General Search

 

A search of the indexes (by appointment only and for no more than 6 concurrent hours)

£18

Service

Fee

Superintendent Registrar

 

Attending the residence of a housebound person to take notice of marriage

£47

Attending the residence of a detained person to take notice of marriage

£68

Taking a standard notice of marriage at your local registration office, where neither party to the proposed marriage is subject to immigration control

£35

Taking a notice of marriage at a designated office, where one or both parties are subject to immigration control

£47

Attending a marriage at the residence of a housebound

£84

Attending a marriage at the residence of a detained person

£94

The Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Approved Premises) Regulations 2005

(Attending with a registrar a marriage on approved premises)

Please see our fees on our Ceremonies Page

Application for a reduction in the 28 day waiting period

£60

Registrar

 

Attending a marriage at a registered building (typically a church/chapel without their own register)

£86

Attending a marriage of housebound person

£81

Attending a marriage of a detained person

£88

Attending a marriage at the residence of a detained person

£94

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

£50 per 10 year search from 1 November 2017

Service

Fee

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

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

Service - venue licence for marriages and civil partnerships

Fee

Approval of a venue for marriages and civil partnerships - 3 years licence

£1800

Service - registration of buildings for religious worship, marriage and civil partnership

 

Certification of a place of meeting for religious worship

£29

Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages between an opposite sex couple

£123

Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of same sex couples (building previously registered for the solemnisation of marriage between an opposite sex couple)

£64

Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of same sex couples (building not previously registered for the solemnisation of marriage between an opposite sex couple)

£123

Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of an opposite sex couple (building previously registered for the solemnisation of marriage between of same sex couples)

£64

Joint application for the registration of a building for the marriage of opposite and same sex couples

£123

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