Fees for ceremonies held between

1st April 2024- 31st March 2025

For a ceremony in Northumberland, you will need to pay:

  • a non refundable deposit of £45
  • a final ceremony fee – see below (these fees show the balance left to pay AFTER paying your £45 deposit)
  • a fee to give legal notice (for weddings and civil partnerships only) of £42 per person – this is a statutory fee and may be subject to change

 

Register Office Fees

VenueInformationFinal Ceremony fee
Alnwick Registration only

Couple and 2 witnesses only

(no ceremony)

 

£68.50 Tuesday and Thursday mornings only

 

 

Alnwick register office

Ceremony room

 

Room holds 20

£235 Monday to Thursday

£250 Friday and Saturday

£275 Bank Holiday Saturday

 

Morpeth register office

Ante room

 

Room holds 8 guests only

£235 Monday to Thursday

£250 Friday

 

 

Council Civic Venues

Berwick Town Hall

Council Chamber

 

Guild Hall – book via Town Hall directly, venue fees

Room holds 48

£375 Monday to Thursday

£385 Friday and Saturday

£435 Bank Holiday Saturday

Morpeth Town Hall

 

Ballroom Hall holds 80

£375 Monday to Thursday

£385 Friday and Saturday

£435 Bank Holiday Saturday

Hexham House

 

Hall holds 70

 

£425 Monday to Thursday

£485 Friday and Saturday

£590 Sunday

£590 Bank Holiday weekend (including Saturday and Sunday)

 

 

Licensed Venues

Licensed Venue

£560 – Monday to Thursday

£600 – Friday to Sunday

£650– Bank Holiday weekend

(including Saturday and Sunday)

Church

(excluding Church of England)

 

To register a marriage in a church

(Your chosen church should advise you if you need to book a Registrar to attend on the day)

£116.50

Please note statutory fees are subject to review by the General Register Office, last updated May 2024

 

Additional fees:

  • For any amendments to your date, time or venue, there is a £45 admin fee.
  • To combine a naming ceremony with one of our other ceremonies, the additional charge is £100.
  • For ceremonies to begin at 6pm onwards an additional fee is payable, please contact the ceremony coordination team for further information.
  • To give legal notice of marriage £42 is payable at the time of booking your appointment.
    • Consideration by the Superintendent Registrar of a marriage divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles – £55.
    • Consideration by Registrar General of a marriage divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the British Isles – £83.


For additional marriage / civil partnership certificates:

  • £12.50 – If you wish to order additional certificates please contact customer services on 0345 600 6400 following your ceremony.


Certificate Correction Fees:

  • £83 – Consideration by Registrar / Superintendent Registrar of a correction.
  • £99 – Consideration by Registrar General of a correction.


If you have any questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to contact the wedding ceremony team on 01665 602870.