Details of fees for York Register Office services and services at other approved venues in York are listed on the following tables.

You can also find links to related fees for registration of venues and costs related to York Crematorium.

Certificate fees

Service Fee Further information
Certificates for births, deaths and marriages issued at time of registration £11.00 each See Birth, death and marriage certificates
Copies of birth, death, civil partnership and marriage certificates £11.00 each Orders are processed within 10 working days and are sent by second class post
Priority copy certificate £35.00 each Posted first class or collected in person the following working day
Copy certificate Signed For delivery service £2.00 York Register Office is not liable for any certificates that are delayed or lost in the post. For an additional fee your certificates will be sent by the ‘Signed For’ service
Birth certificate folder £2.00 (suggested donation) Funds raised from this fee are donated to the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at York Teaching Hospital.

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Marriage and civil partnership fees

Service Fee Further information
Giving notice of marriage or civil partnership at York Register Office (weekday appointments) £35.00 per person See marriage or civil partnership
Giving notice of marriage or civil partnership at York Register Office (Saturday appointments) £48.00 per person See marriage or civil partnership
Marriage or civil partnership ceremony in York Register Office - 2 witnesses only (Monday to Thursday) £57.00 See marriage or civil partnership
Marriage or civil partnership ceremony in the small Bootham Suite - up to 8 guests (Monday to Thursday) £149.00 See ceremonies at York Register Office
Marriage or civil partnership ceremony in the small Bootham Suite - up to 8 guests (Friday to Saturday) £205.00 See ceremonies at York Register Office
Marriage or civil partnership ceremony in the large Bootham Suite - up to 50 guests (Monday to Thursday) £256.00 See ceremonies at York Register Office
Marriage or civil partnership ceremony in the large Bootham Suite - up to 50 guests (Friday to Saturday) £348.00 See ceremonies at York Register Office
Marriage or civil partnership ceremony at an approved venue (Monday to Thursday) £530.00 See marriage or civil partnership
Marriage or civil partnership ceremony at an approved venue (Friday to Saturday) £615.00 See marriage or civil partnership
Marriage or civil partnership ceremony at an approved venue (Sundays and Bank Holidays) £665.00 See marriage or civil partnership
Renewal of vows at the York Register Office £236.00 See renewing vows
Renewal of vows at an approved venue £261.00 See renewing vows
Converting a civil partnership into a marriage (1 stage procedure) £45.00 See conversion of civil partnership into marriage
Converting a civil partnership into a marriage (2 stage procedure: stage 1) £27.00 See conversion of civil partnership into marriage
Converting a civil partnership into a marriage: ceremony at the York Register Office (2 stage procedure: stage 2) £236.00 See conversion of civil partnership into marriage
Converting a civil partnership into a marriage: ceremony at an approved venue (2 stage procedure: stage 2) £261.00 See conversion of civil partnership into marriage
Consideration by the Registrar General of reducing the 28 day waiting period £60.00 per person If you need the period between giving notice of marriage or civil partnership to be reduced.

Registering a marriage venue

See further details relating to fees for registering a marriage venue.

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Consideration of divorce or civil partnership dissolution fees

Service Fee Further information

Consideration by a Superintendent Registrar of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution which took place outside of the British Isles

£50.00 See marriages and civil partnerships
Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution which took place outside of the British Isles £75.00 See marriages and civil partnerships

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Naming ceremony fees

Service Fee Further information
Naming ceremony at York Register Office £236.00 See naming ceremonies
Naming ceremony at an approved venue £261.00 See naming ceremonies

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Citizenship and passport fees

Service Fee Further information
Private citizenship ceremony £148.00 If you've received confirmation that your citizenship ceremony will take place in York, you may opt for a private ceremony.

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Civil funeral fees

Service Fee Further information
Civil funeral ceremonies - celebrant service £175.00 See Civil Funeral Ceremonies
Civil funeral ceremonies - scattering of ashes £55.00 See Civil Funeral Ceremonies

Fees for York Crematorium

See further information about York Crematorium, and memorials at York Crematorium.

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Fees for a correction to a register

Service Fee Further information
Consideration by a Registrar or Superintendent Registrar of a correction to a register £75.00 If you have discovered an error in a birth, death marriage or civil partnership record it may be possible to arrange for the entry to be corrected - contact York Register Office. Also see 'Certificates for births, deaths and marriages'.
Consideration by the Registrar General of a correction to a register £90.00 If you have discovered an error in a birth, death marriage or civil partnership record it may be possible to arrange for the entry to be corrected - contact York Register Office. Also see 'Certificates for births, deaths and marriages'.
Forename added within 12 months of registering a birth £40.00 See registering a birth and re-registering a birth

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EU Settlement Scheme fees

Service Fee Further information
Appointment to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme £14.00 See EU Settlement Scheme

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Other fees may apply in special circumstances.

All fees include VAT if applicable.

Ways to pay York Register Office

  • We prefer you to pay by credit or debit card, terms and conditions apply
  • If paying by cash bring the exact amount, as we cannot guarantee change will be available
  • We cannot accept personal cheques or American Express

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