Fees and charges

All fees are implemented from the 1 April each year.

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Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificate fees

Fees for birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates
TypeFee

Issued at the point of Registration

£11.00

Standard service

£11.00* 

Priority fee

£35.00** 

One marriage or civil partnership certificate is included in the ceremony fee.

*Issued within 15 days of receipt of application.

**Issued within 1 working day of receipt of application.

All Certificates can be collected in person or we can post by Royal Mail 1st Class post or economy Airmail included in the fee.

For an enhanced postal service:

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Marriage and civil partnerships

Notice of marriage and civil partnership

Notice of marriage and civil partnership
DescriptionFee

Marriage and civil partnership notice

£35 each

Designated Register Office notice

£47 each

Ceremony booking fee

 £32

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at Sale Town Hall

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at Sale Town Hall
 Days and times2023-2024 fee2024-2025 fee

Monday to Thursday

£180

 £190

Friday and Saturday morning up to and including 12.15pm

£260

 £270

Saturday afternoon up to and including 3.30pm

£340

 £355

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at Council Chambers, Waterside Arts Centre

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at Council Chambers, Waterside Arts Centre
 Days and times2023-2024 fee2024-2025 fee

Monday to Thursday

 £180

 £190

Friday and Saturday morning up to and including 12.15pm

 £260

 £270

Saturday afternoon up to and including 3.30pm

 £340

 £355

 Sunday and Bank Holidays

 £495

 £520

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at approved premises

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies at approved premises
 Days and times2023-2024 fee2024-2025 fee

Monday to Thursday daytime up to and including 3.30pm 

£390

£410

Monday to Thursday evening up to and including 6.30pm

£445

£460

Friday daytime up to and including 3.30pm

£445

£460

Friday evening up to and including 6.30pm

£495

£520

Saturday daytime up to and including 4.30pm

£445

£460

Saturday evening up to and including 6.30pm

£495

£520

Sunday/Bank Holidays daytime up to and including 4.30pm

£495

£520

Marriage ceremonies and civil partnership formations at Trafford Register Office

Marriage ceremony and civil partnership formation with yourselves and two witnesses
Days and timesFee

Tuesday to Thursday 9.30am, 10.00am

£57 (£46 plus £11 for one certificate)

Tailor made ceremonies

Tailor made ceremonies
 Days and times 2023-2024 fee

 Monday to Thursday

 £600

 Friday to Saturday

 £660

Sunday/Bank Holdiays

 £710

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Naming, renewal and conversion ceremonies

Naming, renewal and conversion ceremonies at Sale Town Hall

Naming, renewal and conversion ceremonies at Sale Town Hall
 Days and times2023-2024 fee2024-2025 fee

Monday to Thursday

£240

£255

Friday and Saturday

£265

£280

Naming, renewal and conversion ceremonies at approved premises* 

Naming, renewal and conversion ceremonies at approved premises
Days and times2023-2024 fee2024-2025 fee

Monday to Thursday daytime up to and including 3.30pm

£255

£270

Friday and Saturday daytime up to and including 3.30pm

£290

£305

Sunday/Bank Holidays up to and including 3.30pm

£330

£350

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Private citizenship ceremony fees

Private citizenship ceremony fees 
PremisesDays and times2023-2024 fee per citizen

Sale Town Hall

Monday to Saturday 

 £85 

Approved Premises

Monday to Friday

£335 

Approved Premises

Saturday

£365

Approved Premises

Sunday/Bank Holidays

£425