Registration service fees

Payments to the Register Office can be made in four ways:

  • Online - book and pay for selected services online with a debit or credit card.
  • Cash – in person at The Register Office
  • Telephone - book and pay for services over the telephone with a debit or credit card
  • Cheques (post only) - made payable to 'London Borough of Richmond upon Thames'

 

Credit card payments are subject to a handling fee when used online or over the telephone.  There is no handling fee for debit card payments.

Please read our terms and conditions before booking any ceremony.

Fees from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

Ceremony in The Loggia Room at York House, Twickenham:

  • The fee includes two certificates and the attendance of Registration Officers
  • The room is for a maximum of 75 guests (Reduced to 30 during COVID recovery)
  • Room capacity includes all attendees including the couple, witnesses, two Registrars, guests, children, and photographer, and cannot be exceeded.
  • You have the use of the room for the ceremony only

Ceremony in any other Room in York House, Twickenham:

  • The fee includes two certificates and the attendance of Registration Officers
  • The fee does not include the cost of the room and facilities charged by the venue
  • Each room has a different maximum capacity

Ceremony at any other Licensed Venue in the borough:

  • The fee includes two certificates and the attendance of Registration Officers
  • The fee does not include the cost of the room and facilities charged by the venue

Simple Ceremony at York House Twickenham:

  • The fee includes two certificates, the use of the room and the attendance of Registration Officers
  • The room is for a maximum of 2 guests only, plus the couple

Marriage and Civil Partnership

Notice of Intention
Service Fee

Notice of Marriage / Civil Partnership (per person, per notice) - Statutory Fee

* £35.00

 

Any room in York House, Twickenham
Service Fee

Monday – Thursday

£225.00

Friday

£267.00

Saturday

£445.00

Sunday / Bank Holiday

£562.00

 

Simple Ceremony Room, York House, Twickenham
Service Fee

Wednesdays

* £68.00

 

Registration Officers to attend any other Licensed Venue
Service Fee
Monday – Friday £523.00

Saturday

£629.00

Sunday / Bank Holiday

£768.00

Civil Partnership Conversions

Richmond upon Thames Register Office
Service Fee

Monday to Friday

* £45.00

Civil Partnership Conversion Declaration (with ceremony)
Service Fee

Monday – Friday 
Charged in addition to current ceremony fees**

** £27.00

Naming Ceremony and Renewal of Vows Ceremony

York House, Twickenham
Service Fee

Monday – Friday

** £165.00

Saturday

** £248.00

Sunday / Bank Holiday

** £290.00

at any other Licensed Venue
Service Fee

Monday – Friday

** £257.00

Saturday

** £343.00

Sunday / Bank Holiday

** £427.00

Amendment/Cancellation and Out of Hours

 

Ceremony Amendment/Cancellation and Out of Hours Fees
Service Fee

Attendance fee at ceremonies “out of hours”, in addition to fees above(for ceremony start times between 19:30 – 07:30)

£209.00

Amendment fee - Changes to your ceremony booking - date, time or venue

(see terms and conditions for amendment policy)

£25.00

Administration fee

(see terms and conditions for cancellation policy)

£78.00

Citizenship Ceremony
Service Fee
Individual Ceremony (Monday – Friday) £134.00

Individual Ceremony (Saturday)

£200.00

Group Ceremony (Wednesday)

No additional charge

paid as part of British Citizenship Application fee

Certificates

Certificates can be collected or posted (standard service sent second class, priority service sent first class).  We cannot accept responsibility for certificates posted.  You may choose to pay for Special Delivery, (see miscellaneous fees).

If you choose to collect your certificate, we will phone you to advise when ready for collection.  The processing times do not include the posting time. 

1st Certificate issued at the time of registration
Service Fee

Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate

* £11.00

Replacement Certificate
Service Fee

Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate,

after the time of registration and in a current register

* £11.00

Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate

after the time of registration and in a closed register

* £11.00

Same Day Priority Service
Service Fee

Certificate issued for collection only.  Applications to be made no later than 15:00 and is only valid Monday to Friday.  Applications made after 15:00 or on a weekend / bank holiday, will not be available until the next working day.

£35.00

Miscellaneous

Other fees
Service Fee

Postage – Special Delivery (UK) and International Signed For (Overseas)

£7.00

Postage – First Class signed for

£2.00

Licensing a Venue for Civil Ceremonies, per room (up to a maximum charge of £4,848.00, additional rooms on same application FOC) – Consult SR for details

£1,616.00

Registrar to attend a Registered Building

(The fee includes attendance fee and 2 marriage certificates.  Further fees may be charged by the trustees of the building)

* £108.00

Further information

*    These fees are statutory fees and can be subject to change

**   These fees are subject to VAT.  Fees shown include VAT at 20%

Updated: 29 June 2020