Fees

The cost of converting a civil partnership into a marriage varies depending on whether you choose to have a ceremony or not.

For a simple conversion without a ceremony, you’ll pay:

  • £45 to convert your civil partnership
  • £11 for a marriage certificate

For a conversion with a ceremony, you'll pay:

  • £45 to convert your civil partnership
  • A ceremony fee, which will include the cost of two certificates

All ceremony fees quoted here include a £75 non-refundable booking fee. The booking fee is payable when you make a booking with Hampshire Ceremonies. This secures your selected date and time. If you change the date, time or venue of your booking you will be charged a further booking fee.

Ceremony fees from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024

Venue Monday to Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday/bank holiday
Register office ceremony room, excluding Basing Room, Castle Room (Winchester) and Wellesley Suite, Goldings (Basingstoke) £284 £321 £408 (afternoons only available at Alton, Fareham and Basingstoke Register Office) Not available
Goldings, Wellesley Suite (Basingstoke) £391 £597 £673 £722
Basing Room and Castle Room (Winchester) Not available Basing Room not available.

Castle Room £597

£673 £722
Approved venue (eg licensed hotels etc) £531 £609 £695 £741

If your ceremony is taking place between 1 April 2023 and 31 March 2024, please note these prices may be subject to change.

Ceremony fees from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025

Venue Monday to Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday/bank holiday
Register office ceremony room, excluding Basing Room, Castle Room (Winchester) and Wellesley Suite, Goldings (Basingstoke) £331 £357 £450 (afternoons only available at Alton, Fareham and Basingstoke Register Office) Not available
Goldings, Wellesley Suite (Basingstoke) £432 £651 £732 £785
Basing Room and Castle Room (Winchester) Not available Basing Room not available.

Castle Room £651

£732 £785
Approved venue (eg licensed hotels etc) £581 £664 £757 £806

If your ceremony is taking place from 1 April 2024 onwards, please note these fees may be subject to change.

To make a payment by telephone, please call the relevant Ceremonies Liaison team:

Cancellation policy

If you need to cancel a ceremony you’ve 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

If you haven’t paid your non-refundable booking fee then we’ll contact you to take this payment.