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Marriage and civil partnership fees

​​​​​​​​Provisional bookings

Reserve a date for your civil marriage, civil partnership or renewal of vows ceremony, up to 2 years in advance - £27.

Provisionally book your ceremony

Giving notice

You must BOTH give at least 28 clear days notice before your marriage or civil partnership ceremony can take place - £35 each.

Give notice of your ceremony

Registration of civil ceremonies (marriages and civil partnerships)

Marriage and civil partnership ceremonies in the Roche Suite

DayFee
Standard ceremony – Monday morning only, 9.30am or 10.15am£50
Monday - Friday£104
Saturday£160
Sunday / Bank Holiday£214

Ceremonies at Rochdale Register Office

Marriage ceremonies at other approved venues

DayFee
Monday - Friday£357
Saturday£370
Sunday / Bank Holiday£396

List of approved venues for civil ceremonies

Civil partnership ceremonies at other approved venues

DayFee
Monday - Friday£277
Saturday£299
Sunday / Bank Holiday£342

List of approved venues for civil ceremonies

Certificates

Registration fees include one copy certificate (£4).

Additional certificates, purchased after the day of the ceremony, will cost £7 - £10 each for marriages and £10 each for civil partnerships.

Apply for additional certificates

Registrar attending a marriage at a registered building

Registrar attending a marriage at a registered building (eg a church or mosque) - £94.

Fee includes one copy certificate. Additional marriage certificates purchased after the day of the ceremony will cost £7.

Renewal of marriage vows ceremonies

At the Register Office (Roche Suite)

DayFee
Monday - Friday£130
Saturday£175
Sunday / Bank Holiday£235

At other approved venues

DayFee
Monday - Friday£197
Saturday£242
Sunday / Bank Holiday£274

List of approved venues for civil ceremonies

Renewal of vows ceremonies

Licensing of venues

Licensing of venues for civil ceremonies - £1,171.

Contact

01706 924784

Fax: 0844 963 2314

Rochdale Register Office
Town Hall
Vicars Gate
Rochdale OL16 1AB

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 4.15pm
(On the last Tuesday of each month, the office opens at 10.30am)
Saturday/Sunday: ceremonies only

Birth registration, death registration and giving notice of marriage - by prior appointment only