Fees and charges

Fees and charges for marriage and civil partnership ceremonies, birth, death. marriage certificates and citizenship ceremonies.

Please note: the preferred method of payment is by credit/debit card. Cash payments must be made at the Hackney self-service payment centre, which will add extra time onto your appointment.

Ceremonies fees

Please note that the fees below apply to ceremonies that take place between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019. Fees increase annually in April and ceremonies that take place after this date will have the increased fee applied regardless of when booked and paid for.

Weekday notice / certificate of non impediment
(£70 booking fee payable at time of booking, offset against notice fees) 

Additional fee for those referred to Home Office. 

(Should this be applicable in your circumstances, payment will be taken at your Notice appointment)

 

£35 each

 

£24 per couple

Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the United Kingdom

(Should this be applicable in your circumstances, payment will be taken at your Notice appointment)

£75 each

(from 1 November 2017)

Consideration by the local Registration Service of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the United Kingdom

(Should this be applicable in your circumstances, payment will be taken at your Notice appointment)

£50 each

(from 1 November 2018)

Consideration by the Registrar General of an application to reduce the waiting period for marriage or civil partnership (waiver)

£60 (from 1 November)

Registered religious building (for Registrar to attend to register marriage or civil partnership only)

£84 (plus £4 cert fee) = £88

Booking fees

All registrar bookings require a non-refundable booking fee payable in advance to secure booking

£50

Approved venues

Including certificate, pre ceremony consultation, personalised ceremony and the attendance of two registrars

Please note: you will need to contact the venue to arrange hire before booking registrars to attend

Monday - Saturday

Sunday and Public Holidays

£604

£704

Consultation (at venue, home visits, attendance at rehearsals etc)

 

£70 per hour (payable in advance)

Hackney Service Centre

Register Office

Limited availability

£54 (including one certificate)

New fee from  1 April 2019 - £61

Hackney Town Hall Lodge Suite and Lanchester Suite (capacity 40)

 FeeFee from 1 April 2019 
Thursday£104 (including one certificate)£185 (including one certificate)
Friday£189 (including one certificate)£250 (including one certificate)
Saturday£304 (including one certificate)£325 (including one certificate)

 Hackney Town Hall Committee Rooms (capacity 100)

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire and personalised ceremony

Please note: Hire fee for the Committee Rooms is not included - contact the Events

Management Team on 020 8356 5505

Saturdays

 

£504

 

Hackney Town Hall Assembly Halls (capacity 120 per area)

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire and personalised ceremony and attendance of 2 registrars

Please note: Hire fee for Council Chamber is not included - contact the Events Management Team on 020 8356 5505

Weekdays and Saturdays

Sundays and bank holidays

£504

£624

Stoke Newington Town Hall Council Chamber (capacity 53 seated / 30 gallery)

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire, personalised ceremony and the attendance of 2 registrars

Please note: Hire fee for Council Chamber is not included - contact the Events Management Team on 020 8356 5505

Weekdays

Saturdays

Sunday and public holidays 

 

 

£479

£529

£654

Stoke Newington Town Hall Assembly Hall (ceremony only: capacity 420 seated)

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire, personalised ceremony and the attendance of 2 registrars.

Please note: Hire fee for Assembly Hall is not included - contact the SNTH Events Management Team on 020 8356 5505

Monday - Saturday

Sunday and Public Holidays

£529

£654

Clissold House (New River room capacity: 30 / Drawing room capacity: 60)

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire, personalised ceremony and the attendance of 2 registrars.

Please note: Hire fee for Clissold House is not included - contact the Events Management team on 020 8356 5505

Weekdays

Saturdays

Sunday and Public Holidays

£479

£529

£654

Certificates

Birth, death, marriage  and civil partnership (at the time of registration)£11

Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership (replacement or family history)

If the order's received before 1pm on a business day, certificates will be ready for collection or posting after 12 noon five business days later.

If the order's received after 1pm on a business day, the order will not be picked up until the following business day and won't be posted or be ready for collection until 12 noon five business days from the following business day.

£11 per certificate plus delivery charges

Next day service

Next day certificates are available for collection on the next working day (after the payment and the order have been confirmed), or posted out on the same day if the order is received before 1pm.

£35 per certificate plus delivery charges.

Postage

Recorded delivery (UK)
Guaranteed next day delivery (UK)
International delivery 

 

£3
£6
£6

Citizenship

Individual ceremony in Council offices

Mon - Fri Individual
Family
Sat Individual
Family

 

£110
£155
£140
£195

Group ceremony

Paid as part of application fee

Correction to birth, marriage or death registrations

Consideration of a formal correction application by the local Registration Service (where permitted)

£75 (from 1/11/2017)
Consideration of a formal correction application by the Registrar General (where permitted)£90 (from 1/11/2017)

Change of name on birth registration

Forenames added/removed within twelve months of original registration£40 (from 1/11/2017)

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