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Ceremony fees 2019/20


The fees on this page are for all ceremonies taking place from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

For a ceremony in County Durham you will need to pay:

  • a booking fee of £40 (non-refundable)
  • a ceremony fee (see below)
  • a fee to give legal notice for marriage or civil partnership of £35 per person

Ceremonies at a register office

Ceremony with the couple and guests as listed below (price includes one marriage certificate):

VenueSize of venueCeremony fee
Barnard Castle Register OfficeRoom holds 34 guests£172 Monday to Thursday
£277 Friday
£292 Saturday
£357 Sunday and bank holidays
Bishop Auckland Register OfficeCouple and 2 witnesses only (no ceremony)£57
Monday to Thursday
(9.30am and 10.30am only)
Bishop Auckland Register OfficeRoom holds 25 guests£172 Monday to Thursday
£277 Friday
£292 Saturday
£357 Sunday and bank holidays
Durham City - Aykley Heads HouseDurham Room holds 30 guests£172 Monday to Thursday
£277 Friday
£292 Saturday
£357 Sunday and bank holidays
Durham City - Aykley Heads House Staircase holds 16 guests£172 Monday to Thursday
£277 Friday
£292 Saturday
£357 Sunday and bank holidays
Durham City - Aykley Heads HouseMain ceremony room holds 55 guests£247 Monday to Thursday
£277 Friday
£292 Saturday
£357 Sunday and bank holidays

Ceremonies at Bishop Auckland Conservatory

Ceremony with the couple and up to eight guests only (price includes one marriage certificate):

Monday to Thursday - 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am only£107.00

Ceremonies at a licensed venue

Monday to Thursday£422.00
Friday to Sunday£467.00
Bank holiday weekend (including Saturday and Sunday)£507.00

Ceremonies at a church

In some cases a local registrar may need to attend the service. Price includes one marriage certificate.

Monday to Friday£97.00
Saturday and Sunday£467.00
Bank holiday weekend£507.00

 

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Registration Service
03000 266 000
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