How much will it cost?

Ceremony / formation fees must be paid in full at the time of booking. We only accept payment by debit / credit card.

Please read our Terms and conditions (PDF) which explain about refunds in the event of a cancellation.

Fees for marriages and civil partnerships

Approved venue

  • Monday to Thursday: £565
  • Friday and Saturday: £622
  • Sunday: £740
  • Bank Holiday: £775

Old Town Hall

  • Saturday: £358

Other fees

  • Statutory fee ceremony / formation (Bedford Register Office): £56
  • Registrar to attend a religious building: £104

Marriage / civil partnership certificates may be ordered online at a cost of £12.50 each.

We do not perform ceremonies / formations on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, or New Year's Day.

Fees to give notice of marriage / civil partnership

  • To enter a notice of marriage / civil partnership: £42 for each person.
  • Home Office referral: £57 for each person.
  • To consider a foreign divorce: £55 to £83, depending on whether the divorce can be authorised locally or needs to be referred to the General Register Office.