Marriage and civil partnership fees

Fees are subject to annual review; the below charges are applicable from 1 April 2020 - 31 March 2021

Ceremony fee

Ceremony fee calculator

   Monday - Thursday (office hours)  Friday (office hours)  Evenings and weekends  Bank Holidays*
Civic Suite, Civic Centre  £57  £57  N/A  N/A
Middlegate Room, Borough Hall  £160  £210  £270  £400
Other venue  £320  £370  £430  £545

Prices include a non-refundable booking fee, the registrars' attendance and one certificate.

The room hire charge is included in the fee for the Civic Suite and Middlegate room. It is not included for other venues, please contact the venue directly for information on their hire charges.

Please note due to coronavirus restrictions Civic Suite ceremonies are currently only available on Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings.

*Bank holiday fee is applicable for Easter Sunday, also applies to Christmas Day and Boxing Day if they fall on a weekend.

 


 

Civil partnership registration fee

Civil partnerships are registered by signing the civil partnership document, with no words required to be spoken. Couples can choose to have a ceremony but it is not required.

If a couple choose to have a ceremony the above ceremony fee applies.

If a couple choose not to have a ceremony the signing of the document will take place in the Civic Suite, Hartlepool Register Office. The fee is £57 which includes a non-refundable booking fee, the registrar's attendance and one certificate.

Please note due to coronavirus restrictions the Civic Suite is currently only available on Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings.

 


 

Other fees

Additional certificate fees

 Notice of intention (per person)  £35
 Certificate of no impediment (per person)  £35
 Consideration by a Superintendent Registrar of a divorce/civil partnership dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles   £50
 Consideration by the Registrar General of a divorce/civil partnership dissolution obtained outside of the British Isles  £75