Fees

The current fees for certificates, registration and ceremonies:

Ceremonies

  • Notice of marriage or civil partnership

    A notice of marriage or civil partnerships: £35.00 per person.

  • Marriage or Civil Partnership formation

    Venue Fee
    Approved venues (e.g. Hotel)
    • Monday - Friday £320.00
    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays £380.00.
    Calderdale Register Office £50.00
    Registered building (i.e. church or religious building) £90.00
    Spring Hall Ceremony Suite
    • Monday - Thursday £100.00
    • Friday £140.00
    • Saturday morning £200.00
    • Saturday afternoon £230.00.

    These fees include £4.00 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, with the balance payable 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

    • Monday to Saturday: £200.00;
    • Sunday or Bank Holiday: £250.00

    This is for one child, for each additional child (brothers and sisters), it is £50.00 each.

  • Renewal of vows ceremonies

    • Monday to Saturday £200.00;
    • Sunday or Bank Holiday £250.00.

Certificates

  • Issued at the time of registration: £4.00;
  • Issued at a later date: £10.00.

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): £18.00.

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

Please note: These fees are reviewed by Calderdale Council on 1 April every year.

Family history research

For more information, see Family history research .