Naming ceremonies celebrate the arrival of a new baby or child into your family, including adoptive children and step-children - to arrange a naming ceremony contact York Register Office.
Naming ceremony venues
Naming ceremony dates
York Register Office holds naming ceremonies on Sundays.
Naming ceremony fees
The cost for a registrar to conduct a naming ceremony is:
- £230 at York Register Office
- £255 at an approved venue
Contact York Register Office by telephone to pay using your debit or credit card. Alternatively you can postal orders payable to 'City of York Council' (we do not accept cheques).
Legal implications of a naming ceremony
Neither the ceremony nor any documents issued following a naming ceremony have any legal status.