Fees

Giving notice

A fee of £35 each is payable for giving notice. The fee is £47 each if subject to Home Office referral scheme.

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies

A non-refundable booking fee is payable when you make provisional booking at a Hampshire venue. This secures your selected date/time. If you change the date, time or venue of your provisional booking you will be charged a further booking fee.

Fees quoted include the cost of two certificates and a non-refundable booking fee.

You will be required to pay in full three calendar months ahead of the date of your ceremony.

1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023

Venue Monday to Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday/bank holiday
Register Office Ceremony Room £275 £311 £395 (afternoons only available at Alton, Fareham & Basingstoke Register Office) £395 (Sunday mornings only at Alton, Fareham & Basingstoke Register Offices – N/A Bank Holidays)
Goldings, Wellesley Suite (Basingstoke) £379 (Thursday only) £579 £653 £700
Basing Room and Castle Room (Winchester) Not available £579 £653 £700
Approved Venue (eg licensed hotels etc) £515 £590 £674 £719

Fees quoted include a £72 non-refundable booking fee.

Registrar attendance

Registrars attendance at a religious building to register a marriage: £179 including two marriage certificates and a non refundable booking fee.

Other ceremonies (welcoming, renewal of vows, commitment)

1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023

Venue Monday to Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday/bank holiday
Register Office Ceremony Rooms £219 £221 £312 (mornings only) Not available
Other Venues in Hampshire £353 £465 £517 £569
Goldings, Wellesley Suite (Basingstoke) n/a £465 £517 £569
Basing Room and Castle Room (Winchester) n/a £465 £517 £569

Fees quoted include a £72 non-refundable booking fee.

Booking a second ceremony at the same time eg a renewal of vows and a welcoming ceremony

1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023

Monday to Friday Saturday Sunday/bank holiday
£120 £125 £126

Fees quoted include a non-refundable booking fee which is payable when you make a provisional booking at a Hampshire venue. This secures your selected date/time. If you change the date, time or venue of your provisional booking you will be charged a further booking fee.

Certificates

Commemorate birth certificates - a great gift for grandparents, relatives, friends and godparents - £3

Copy certificates - £11

Cancellation policy

If you need to cancel a ceremony you have already paid for you must confirm the cancellation in writing.

Payments will be refunded depending on the notice given:

  • three calendar months or more – full refund
  • one to three calendar months – 50% refund
  • less than one calendar month (or failure to cancel) – no refund

Please note, if you have not paid your non-refundable booking fee then we will be contacting you to take this payment.

Pay fees

Pay the balance of your ceremony fee

To make a payment over the telephone, please call the relevant Ceremonies Liaison Team. South East 01329 246040, New Forest 01329 316154, North 01252 317152, Mid Hants 01962 845756.