Cumbria Registrations Service fees and charges 2021/2022

Fee

( £)
Deposit (non-refundable)100
Ceremony Fee for Traditional - Monday to Friday495
Saturday585
Sunday/Bank Holiday660
Ceremony fee for Bespoke 1 - Monday to Friday675
Ceremony fee for Bespoke 2 - Monday to Friday550
Ceremony fee for Bespoke 1 - Saturday825
Ceremony fee for Bespoke 2 - Saturday700
Ceremony fee for Bespoke 1 - Sunday/bank holiday875
Ceremony fee for Bespoke 2 - Sunday/bank holiday750
Amendment fee 35


Notices of Intent to Marry/Civil Partnership35
Conversion of Civil Partnership to Marriage at the Register Office45
Conversion of Civil Partnership to Marriage two stage process - completing the declaration27
Conversion of Civil Partnership to Marriage two stage process - signing the declaration in a religious building registered for the marriage of same sex couples91
Entry of each notice of marriage or civil partnership for persons subject to Home Office Referral and Investigation Scheme47
Consideration by SR of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles50
Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles75

Marriage/Civil Partnership certificate11
Commemorative certificate5
Late payment fee - If fees are not paid 12 weeks prior to the ceremony25
Cockermouth Town Hall, Kendal Town Hall, Whitehaven Civic Hall and Wigton Market HallFee
( £)
Deposit (non-refundable)100
Ceremony fee - Monday to Friday - traditional ceremony310
Ceremony fee - Saturday - traditional ceremony390
Ceremony fee - Sunday/Bank Holiday - traditional ceremony470
Amendment fee 35


Notices of Intent to Marry/Civil Partnership35
Entry of each notice of marriage or civil partnership for persons subject to Home Office Referral and Investigation Scheme47
Consideration by SR of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles50
Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles75


Marriage/Civil Partnership certificate11
Commemorative certificate5
Late payment fee - if fees are not paid 12 weeks prior to the ceremony25
Barrow, Penrith, Carlisle, Kendal Registration OfficesFee
( £)
Restrictions may apply - please check with the booking team
Deposit (non-refundable)100
Ceremony fee - Monday to Friday Penrith and Kendal - traditional ceremony220
Ceremony fee - Monday to Friday Barrow and Carlisle - traditional ceremony320
Ceremony fee - Saturday Barrow, Carlisle and Penrith only - traditional ceremony430
Ceremony fee - Sunday/Bank Holidayn/a
Amendment fee 35


Notices of Intent to Marry/Civil Partnership35
Entry of each notice of marriage or civil partnership for persons subject to Home Office Referral and Investigation Scheme47
Consideration by SR of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles50
Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles75


Marriage/Civil Partnership certificate11
Commemorative certificate5
Late payment fee - if fees are not paid 12 weeks prior to the ceremony25
Fee
( £)
Booking fee45
Ceremony fee46
Amendment fee 35


Notices of Intent to Marry/Civil Partnership35
Entry of each notice of marriage or civil partnership for persons subject to Home Office Referral and Investigation Scheme47


Marriage/Civil Partnership certificate11
Commemorative certificate5
Late payment fee - if fees are not paid 12 weeks prior to the ceremony25
Fee
( £)
Booking fee45
Ceremony fee86
Amendment fee 35


Notices of Intent to Marry/Civil Partnership35
Entry of each notice of marriage or civil partnership for persons subject to Home Office Referral and Investigation Scheme47
Consideration by SR of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles50
Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles75


Marriage/Civil Partnership certificate11
Commemorative certificate5
Late payment fee - if fees are not paid 12 weeks prior to the ceremony25
Approved Premises feeFee

( £)
Monday to Friday155 plus VAT £186 total
Saturday220 plus VAT £264.00 total
Sunday and Bank Holiday295 plus VAT £354 total
Ceremony rooms


Monday to Friday larger ceremony rooms - Barrow and Carlisle100 plus VAT £120 total
Saturday (excluding Kendal)150 plus VAT £180 total
Sunday and Bank Holidaysn/a
Ceremony rooms - Cockermouth Town Hall, Kendal Town Hall,Wigton Market Hall, Whitehaven Civic Hall
Monday to Friday155 plus VAT £186 total
Saturday220 plus VAT £264.00 total
Sunday and Bank Holiday295 plus VAT £354 total
Full fee taken at time of booking
Duration of licence Fee
( £)
3 Year licence1300
5 Year licence2150
Revisit for missed licence appointments50
Type of certificateFee
( £)
Cost per RBD/SR certificate 11


Commemorative certificates5
Type of certificateFee
( £)
Priority certificates35
Delivery options -
Priority delivery guaranteed by 1pm -7.50
Confirmed delivery2.50
First Classincluded
Collect-

For more information visit:  https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/registrationservice/certificates/copy.asp


Standard Certificates11.00
Delivery options -
Confirmed delivery2.50
Second Class deliveryincluded
Collect-

For more information visit:  https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/registrationservice/certificates/copy.asp

Payable to the Registrar/Superintendent RegistrarFee
( £)
Change to forename added within 12 months of birth registration40
Consideration by Registrar/Superintendent Registrar of a correction75
Consideration by the Registrar General of a correction90
Consideration by SR of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles50
Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles75
Entry of each notice of marriage or civil partnership for persons subject to Home Office Referral and Investigation Scheme47
Conversion of Civil Partnership to Marriage at the Register Office45
Conversion of Civil Partnership to Marriage two stage process - completing the declaration27
Consideration by SR of a divorce or civil partnership for persons subject to Home Office Referral and Investigation Scheme91
Ceremony typeFee
( £)
Private citizenship100

If you need to cancel your ceremony, our refund policy on your ceremony fee is as follows:

  • Cancelled more than 6 weeks ahead of the date - full refund given less £100 deposit ( £45 booking fee for Church and Statutory ceremonies)
  • Cancelled less than 6 weeks ahead of the ceremony date - no refund given