Marriage and Civil Partnerships fees and charges

All fees are implemented from the 1 April each year.

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 Provisional booking fee

 £32

Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremonies at Sale Town Hall

Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremonies at Sale Town Hall
 Days and times2022-20232023-2024 

Monday to Thursday

£174

 £180

Friday and Saturday morning up to & including 12.15pm

£252

 £260

Saturday afternoon up to & including 3.30pm

£330

 £340

Marriage Ceremonies and Civil Partnership Formations at Trafford Register Office

Marriage Ceremonie and Civil Partnership Formation with yourselves and two witnesses
Days and timesFee

Monday to Thursday 9.30am, 10.00am

£57

Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremonies at Council Chambers, Waterside Arts Centre

Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremonies at Council Chambers, Waterside Arts Centre
 Days and times2022-20232023-2024 

Monday to Thursday

 £174

 £180

Friday and Saturday morning up to & including 12.15pm

 £252

 £260

Saturday afternoon up to & including 3.30pm

 £330

 £340

 Sunday & Bank Holidays

 £490

 £495

Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremonies at Approved Premises

Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremonies at Approved Premises
 Days and times2022-2023 2023-2024 

Monday to Thursday daytime up to & including 3.30pm 

£385

£390

Monday to Thursday evening up to & including 6.30pm

£440

£445

Friday daytime up to & including 3.30pm

£440

£445

Friday evening up to & including 6.30pm

£490

£495

Saturday daytime up to & including 4.30pm

£440

£445

Saturday evening up to & including 6.30pm

£490

£495

Sunday/Bank Holidays daytime up to & including 4.30pm

£490

£495

New Marriage and Civil Partnership Services

Outdoor Ceremony where venue has a marriage licence

Outdoor Ceremony where venue has a marriage licence
 Days and times2022/2023 

 Monday to Thursday

 £460

 Friday to Saturday

 £500

Sunday/Bank Holidays

 £550

Tailor Made Ceremonies

Tailor Made Ceremonies
 Days and times 2022-2023

 Monday to Thursday

 £600

 Friday to Saturday

 £660

Sunday/Bank Holdiays

 £710

Naming, Renewal & Conversion Ceremonies at Sale Town Hall

Naming, Renewal & Conversion Ceremonies at Sale Town Hall
 Days and times2022-2023 2023-2024 

Monday to Thursday

£230

£240

Friday and Saturday

£255

£265

Naming, Renewal & Conversion Ceremonies at Approved Premises* 

Naming, Renewal & Conversion Ceremonies at Approved Premises
Days and times2022-20232023-2024

Monday to Thursday daytime up to & including 3.30pm

£245

£255

Friday and Saturday daytime up to & including 3.30pm

£280

£290

Sunday/Bank Holidays up to & including 3.30pm

£320

£330

*£45 Inspection fee for venues, which are not currently Approved Venues for Marriage and Civil Partnership Ceremonies

Private Citizenship Ceremony Fees (per citizen)

Private Citizenship Ceremony Fees (per citizen)
PremisesDays and times2022-2023 

Sale Town Hall

Monday to Saturday 

£85 

Approved Premises

Monday to Friday

£320 

Approved Premises

Saturday

£350 

Approved Premises

Sunday/Bank Holidays

£410

Certificate fees

Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Partnership Certificates

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/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 via Royal Mail 1st Class post or economy Airmail included in the fee above:

For an enhanced postal service:

Royal Mail signed for £2

For an enhanced overseas postage service, please contact us on:

Tel: 0161 912 3026

Email: registrars@trafford.gov.uk