Registrars’ fees

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

 

Ceremonies fees

The fees below apply to ceremonies that take place between 1 April 2024 and 31 March 2025.

Fees increase annually in April. Ceremonies that take place after this date will have the increased fee applied regardless of when booked and paid for.

Service Fee
All registrar bookings require a non-refundable booking fee payable in advance to secure booking £75
certificate of non-impediment £42
Weekday notice (£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)

£42 each

 

£15 per person

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)

£83 each
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)

£55 each
Consideration by the Registrar General of an application to reduce the waiting period for marriage or civil partnership (waiver) £66
Registered religious building (for Registrar to attend to register marriage or civil partnership only) £104 (plus £12.50 cert fee) = £116
Statutory ceremony (limited availability) £56
Evening ceremony (premium fee for evening ceremonies – 5pm or later – subject to availability) £150

Venue fees

Certificate fees

Service Fee
Birth, death, marriage  and civil partnership

At the time of registration

£12.50
Replacement or family history

Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership (after registration).

We aim to process and dispatch your order within ten working days after the payment and the order has been confirmed.

Delivery times are dependent on the postage option selected, details of which you can find below.

£12.50 per certificate plus delivery charges
Express service

We aim to process and dispatch your order within two working days after the payment and the order has been confirmed.

£38.50 per certificate plus delivery charges

Citizenship ceremony fees

Service Fee
Group citizenship ceremony Paid as part of the Home Office application fee
Private citizenship ceremonies

Monday – 3pm, 3.30pm and 4pm only

£150 per adult

Correction to birth, marriage or death registrations fees

Service Fee
Consideration of a formal correction application by the local Registration Service (where permitted) £83
Consideration of a formal correction application by the Registrar General (where permitted) £99

Change of name on birth registration fees

Service Fee
Forenames added/removed within twelve months of original registration £44
Page updated on: 24 May 2024

Registrars’ fees

Address

Hackney Service Centre
1 Hillman Street
E8 1DY

Telephone

Opening times

  • Monday to Friday – 9am to 4.30pm Emergency out of hours death service: Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 11am, bank holidays (excluding Christmas Day) - 9am to 11am