Details of fees for registration services, including ceremonies and certificates provided by York Register Office are listed on the following pages:

Any additional services where a fee is payable (from 1 November 2017) are listed below.

Service Fee Further information
Short birth certificates issued at time of registering a birth £4.00 each See registering a birth.

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

£50.00 If you've been married or in a civil partnership before, see 'If you're been divorced' within 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 If you've been married or in a civil partnership before, see 'If you're been divorced' within marriages and civil partnerships.
Forename added within 12 months of registering a birth £40.00 See registering a birth and re-registering a birth.
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'.
Consideration by the Registrar General of reducing the 28 day waiting period £60.00 If you need the period between giving notice of marriage or civil partnership to be reduced.
Private citizenship ceremony £143.00 If you've received confirmation that your citizenship ceremony will take place in York, you may opt for a private ceremony.
Birth certificate folder £2.00 Funds raised from this fee are donated to the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at York Teaching Hospital.

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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