Fees

Please note: Fees will increase on 16th October 2017.

The current fees for certificates, registration and ceremonies:

Ceremonies

  • Notice of marriage or civil partnership

    A notice of marriage or civil partnerships: £35 per person.

  • Marriage or Civil Partnership information

    Venue Fee (up to 15th October) Fee (from 16th October)
    Approved venues (e.g. Hotel)
    • Monday - Friday £320
    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £380
    • Monday - Friday £350
    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £420
    Calderdale Register Office £50 £50
    Registered building (i.e. church or religious building) £90 £90
    Spring Hall Ceremony Suite
    • Monday - Thursday £100
    • Friday £140
    • Saturday morning £200
    • Saturday afternoon £230
    • Monday - Thursday £120
    • Friday £160
    • Saturday morning £220
    • Saturday afternoon £250

    Note: These fees include £4 for a marriage or partnership certificate where applicable.

    For all ceremonies at Spring Hall or in approved premises, a £50 non-refundable deposit is payable at the time of booking. The balance is to be paid no later than one month before the date of the ceremony.

    For ceremonies at Calderdale Register Office the full ceremony fee is payable at the time of booking.

  • Naming ceremonies

    Venue Fee (up to 15th October) Fee (from 16th October)
    Approved venues (e.g. Hotel)
    • Monday - Saturday £200
    • Sunday or Bank Holiday £250
    • Monday - Friday £350
    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £420
    Spring Hall Ceremony Suite
    • Monday - Saturday £200

    • Sunday or Bank Holiday £250

    • Monday - Friday £250

    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £300

    Please note: This is for one child, for each additional child (brothers and sisters), it is £50 each.

  • Renewal of vows ceremonies

    Venue Fee (up to 15th October) Fee (from 16th October)
    Approved venues (e.g. Hotel)
    • Monday - Saturday £200
    • Sunday or Bank Holiday £250
    • Monday - Friday £350
    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £420
    Spring Hall Ceremony Suite
    • Monday - Saturday £200

    • Sunday or Bank Holiday £250

    • Monday - Friday £250

    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £300

    Please note: Amendments to the date or time of a ceremony: £25.

Certificates

  • Issued at the time of registration: £4;
  • Issued at a later date: £10.

Note: One short birth certificate is issued free of charge, when the birth is being registered.

For more information, see: Copy certificates .

Searches in indexes

General search (search in the indexes by the applicant personally for not more than six successive hours): £18.

An appointment must be made to carry out a search. This is subject to staff availability.

Note: These fees are reviewed by Calderdale Council annually.

Family history research

For more information, see: Family history research .