Registration and ceremony fees

We charge for various registrations and ceremonies in Brent and take full payment at the time of booking. 

You can make payments by debit or credit cards.

Please note for marriage, civil partnerships and baby naming there is a £45 admin fee charged to change a ceremony date and time already booked.  The Ceremony fee is subject to change on 1 April each year regardless of when the secure deposit is made.

Certificates of birth, death, marriage or civil partnership registrationFees
Certificates issued on the same day as registration £11
Standard service certificate issued within 3 to 15 days £11
Priority certificates if ordered by 3.00pm same day/if ordered after 3.00pm collection is next day per certificate £35
Marriage notice and civil partnership notice £35. If you are referred for immigration purposes, the notice fee will be £47. 
Consideration of reduction in the 28 day notice to marry or form a civil partnership £60 
Consideration by a Superintendent Registrar of a divorce/civil partnership dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles (From 1 November 2017) £50 
Consideration by a Registrar General of divorce/civil partnership dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles (From 1 November 2017) £75 

 

Fees for corrections to initial Registration (From 1 November 2017)Fees
Forename added/changed within 12 months of birth registration £40 
Consideration by Registrar/Superintendent registrar of a correction application £75
Consideration by the Registrar General of a correction application £90

 

Historical search servicesFees
Six hours searching the council's records £18         

  

Marriage, civil partnership and baby-naming ceremonies and renewal of vows conducted by the council at Brent Civic Centre

Service charge description
Current fees Fees with effect from 1 April 2019

Internal costs at the Brent Register Office, Ceremonies Suite in the Brent Civic Centre

Ceremony conducted Monday-Thursday before 4pm  £160 £210
Ceremony conducted on Friday before 4pm  £185 £235
Ceremony conducted on Saturday before 4pm  £275  £325
Ceremony conducted on Sunday before 1pm  £350  £400
Evening ceremony conducted Monday - Friday between 4pm to 7pm  £400 £425
Evening ceremony conducted on Saturday between 4pm to 7pm  £450 £475
Evening ceremony conducted Sunday between 1pm to 7pm  £500 £525
Attendance at a certified religious building  £86 £86
Baby-naming and renewal of vows  Same as ceremony fees above

 

Bank holiday ceremony charges internal and external approved
Service charge description Current fees Fees with effect from 1 April 2019
Bank Holiday ceremony internal and external excluding Christmas and Easter bank holidays £700 £700
Bank Holidays ceremony internal and external including Christmas and Easter bank holidays n/a  £1000

  

Approved premises ceremonies conducted by the council for marriages and civil partnerships

Service charge description Fees Fees with effect from 1 April 2019

Approved premises wedding internal and external venue any time between 7am to 9am and 7pm to 9pm

n/a           £1000
Approved premises wedding external Monday to Friday before 4pm £400 £425
Approved premises wedding external Saturday before 4pm £450 £475
Approved premises wedding external Sunday before 1pm £500 £525
Approved premises wedding external Monday to Friday between 4pm to 7pm £400 £450
Approved premises wedding external Saturday between 4pm to 7pm £550 £575
Approved premises weddings external Sunday after 1pm to 7pm £650 £675

 

Registration of buildings for worship and marriageFees
Registration of a building as a place of worship  £29            
Registration of a place of worship as a marriage venue  £123
Registration of approved premises for civil marriage/partnership Maximum seated capacity (persons)  
Up to 50 £600
51 to 100 £700
101 to 200 £800
201 to 300 £900
301 to 400 £1,000
401 to 500 £1,100
Over 500 £1,500