Booking a Registrar

Whichever approved venue you choose for your ceremony, you will need to have a Registrar attend to conduct the ceremony. Once you have made a provisional booking with the venue, please contact with the Register Office as soon as possible to check availability so your chosen date and time can be secured.

To book a Registrar email both parties names, telephone number and email address together with the ceremony date/time and the name of the approved venue to

A Registrar will call you back Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm to book your ceremony and take payment.


The Registrar's fees for conducting a ceremony in an outside approved venue are:

1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025

  • Monday to Friday £626
  • Saturday  £668
  • Sunday and Bank Holidays £742

For ceremonies taking place in one of our outside approved venues, full payment needs to be made at the time of booking.


If you need to cancel a ceremony you must email

Two months (60 clear days) written notice is required for a full refund.

We will only accept a cancellation from one of the parties to the ceremony.

Change of date

If you need to change the date, you must email

30 clear days written notice is required and a transfer fee of £55 will be charged. 

We will only accept a cancellation from one of the parties to the ceremony.

Ceremony at a Religious Building where no Authorised Person has been appointed

If you require a registrar to attend a ceremony at a religious building, you will be charged the statutory fee of £104.00 plus a fee of £12.50 per certificate.