Fees

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.

  • Consideration of a divorce granted outside of the British Isles

Paperwork that can be cleared by the local Register Office: £50 per person.

Paperwork that has to be referred to the General Register Office: £75 per person.

  • Marriage or Civil Partnership information

    Venue Fee
    Approved venues (e.g. Hotel)
    • Monday - Friday £350
    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £420
    Calderdale Register Office
    • £50
    Registered building (i.e. church or religious building)
    • £90
    Spring Hall Ceremony Suite
    • 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
    Approved venues (e.g. Hotel)
    • Monday - Friday £350
    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £420
    Spring Hall Ceremony Suite
    • Monday - Friday £250

    • Saturday £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
    Approved venues (e.g. Hotel)
    • Monday - Friday £350
    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £420
    Spring Hall Ceremony Suite
    • Monday - Friday £250

    • Saturday £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.

For more details, 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 details, see: Family history research .

Consideration of a correction or amendment to Birth and Death Registrations

  • Corrections that can be authorised by the local Register Office: £75.
  • Corrections that have to be referred to the General Register Office: £90.
  • Application to change a child’s forename(s), within 12 months of the date of birth: £40.

 

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