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Registrars’ fees

Please note: the preferred method of payment is by credit/debit card. Cash payments must be made at the Hackney self-service payment centre, which will add extra time onto your appointment.

Ceremonies fees

Please note that the fees below apply to ceremonies that take place between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020. Fees increase annually in April and ceremonies that take place after this date will have the increased fee applied regardless of when booked and paid for.

Service

Fee

All registrar bookings require a non-refundable booking fee payable in advance to secure booking £50
Weekday notice / certificate of non impediment
(£70 booking fee payable at time of booking, offset against notice fees)Additional fee for those referred to Home Office.(Should this be applicable in your circumstances, payment will be taken at your Notice appointment)
£35 each

£24 per couple

Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the United Kingdom

(Should this be applicable in your circumstances, payment will be taken at your Notice appointment)

£75 each
Consideration by the local Registration Service of a divorce or civil partnership dissolution obtained outside the United Kingdom

(Should this be applicable in your circumstances, payment will be taken at your Notice appointment)

£50 each
Consideration by the Registrar General of an application to reduce the waiting period for marriage or civil partnership (waiver) £60
Registered religious building (for Registrar to attend to register marriage or civil partnership only) £84 (plus £4 cert fee) = £88

Approved venues fees

Service

Days

Fee

Including certificate, pre ceremony consultation, personalised ceremony and the attendance of two registrars

Please note: you will need to contact the venue to arrange hire before booking registrars to attend

Monday – Saturday

Sunday and Public Holidays

£604

£704

Consultation (at venue, home visits, attendance at rehearsals etc) £70 per hour (payable in advance)

Hackney Service Centre fees

Service

Days

Fee

Register Office Limited availability £61 (including one certificate)

Hackney Town Hall Lodge Suite and Lanchester Suite (capacity 40) fees

Day

Fee

Thursday £185 (including one certificate)
Friday £250 (including one certificate)
Saturday £325 (including one certificate)

Hackney Town Hall Committee Rooms (capacity 100) fees

Service

Days

Fee

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire and personalised ceremony

Please note: Hire fee for the Committee Rooms is not included – contact the Events Management Team on 020 8356 5505

Saturdays £504

Hackney Town Hall Assembly Halls (capacity 120 per area) fees

Service

Days

Fee

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire and personalised ceremony and attendance of 2 registrars

Please note: Hire fee for Council Chamber is not included – contact the Events Management Team on 020 8356 5505

Weekdays and Saturdays

Sundays and bank holidays

£504

£624

Stoke Newington Town Hall Council Chamber (capacity 53 seated / 30 gallery) fees

Service

Days

Fee

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire, personalised ceremony and the attendance of 2 registrars

Please note: Hire fee for Council Chamber is not included – contact the Events Management Team on 020 8356 5505

Weekdays

Saturdays

Sunday and public holidays

£479

£529

£654

Stoke Newington Town Hall Assembly Hall (ceremony only: capacity 420 seated) fees

Service

Days

Fee

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire, personalised ceremony and the attendance of 2 registrars.

Please note: Hire fee for Assembly Hall is not included – contact the SNTH Events Management Team on 020 8356 5505

Monday – Saturday

Sunday and Public Holidays

£529

£654

Clissold House (New River room capacity: 30 / Drawing room capacity: 60) fees

Service

Days

Fee

Including certificate, pre-ceremony questionnaire, personalised ceremony and the attendance of 2 registrars.

Please note: Hire fee for Clissold House is not included – contact the Events Management team on 020 8356 5505

Weekdays

Saturdays

Sunday and Public Holidays

£479

£529

£654

Certificate fees

Service

Fee

Birth, death, marriage  and civil partnership

At the time of registration

£11

Replacement or family history

If the order’s received before 12 noon on a business day, certificates will be ready for collection or posting after 12 noon five business days later.

If the order’s received after 12 noon on a business day, the order will not be picked up until the following business day and won’t be posted or be ready for collection until 12 noon five business days from the following business day.

£11 per certificate plus delivery charges

Next day service

Next day certificates are available for collection on the next working day (after the payment and the order have been confirmed), or posted out on the same day if the order is received before 12 noon.

£35 per certificate plus delivery charges

Postage

Recorded delivery (UK)
Guaranteed next day delivery (UK)
International delivery

 

£3
£6
£6

Citizenship ceremony fees

Service

Fee

Individual (private) ceremony in Lodge Suite (Hackney Town Hall)

Mon and Wed individual
Mon and Wed family
Sat individual
Sat family

Please note that if you require a private citizenship ceremony on a day not listed above please contact us to see if we can accommodate your request

£115
£165
£150
£205
Group ceremony Paid as part of application fee

Correction to birth, marriage or death registrations fees

Service

Fee

Consideration of a formal correction application by the local Registration Service (where permitted) £75 (from 1/11/2017)
Consideration of a formal correction application by the Registrar General (where permitted) £90 (from 1/11/2017)

Change of name on birth registration fees

Service

Fee

Forenames added/removed within twelve months of original registration £40 (from 1/11/2017)

 

Page updated on: 4 June 2019

Registration Services

Address

Hackney Service Centre
1 Hillman Street
E8 1DY

Telephone

Opening times

  • Mon to Fri, 9am - 5pm
  • Emergency out of hours death service: 9-11am Sat and Sun; 9am-12 noon bank holidays