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Fees and charges

Copy certificates from the Superintendent Registrar
Standard or short certificate in person at Register Office (processed within 15 working days) £11
Application and receipt of certificate same day service (in person or first class post)£35
Birth, marriage and death certificates (current registrations)  
From the Registrar who registered the birth, death or marriage (statutory charges): Standard or short certificate at the time of registration£11
Application and receipt of certificate same day service (in person or Royal Mail signed for 1st class) after initial registration£35
Searches
General searches at a Superintendent Registrar's office not exceeding 6 successive hours
Any certificates purchased as a result of a search are subject to charges above.
£18
Marriage
Notice of marriage or certificate of no impediment (per person)£35
Administration fee to change the time or date of ceremony£20
Non-refundable booking fee for all ceremonies£25
Registrar attending at a registered building£86
Registrar attending at the residence of a housebound person£81
Superintendent Registrar attending a notice of marriage of a housebound person£47
Superintendent Registrar attending the marriage at the residence of a housebound person£84
Application for a reduction to the 28 day notice period (waiver)£60 per person
Ceremony fees
All ceremony fees shown exclude marriage or civil partnership certificate£11
Ceremony in Register Office, Monday to Thursday only, 9 to 11.30am only£46
Attendance at an approved premises - Monday to Thursday£439
Attendance at an approved premises - Friday and Saturday£504
Attendance at an approved premises - Sundays, bank holidays, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve£569
Ravensworth Suite, Civic Centre - Monday to Thursday£169
Ravensworth Suite, Civic Centre - Friday and Saturday before 12 noon£229
Ravensworth Suite, Civic Centre - Friday and Saturday after 12 noon£284
Tyne Suite - Monday to Thursday£114
Tyne Suite - Friday and Saturday before 12 noon£174
Tyne Suite - Friday and Saturday after 12 noon£214
Mayors Parlour - Monday to Thursday£360
Mayors Parlour - Friday and Saturday£550
Bewicks, Blaydon Room or Lamesley Room Civic Centre - Monday to Friday£350
Bewicks, Blaydon Room or Lamesley Room Civic Centre - Saturday£550
Civil Partnership
Notice of civil partnership or certificate of no impediment (per person)£35
Formation of civil partnership in a register office (with or without a ceremony)£46
Civil partnership conversion to marriage£45
Civil partnership conversion to marriage - Administration Service Conversion 2 stage+ ceremony fee£27
Conversion of civil partnership to marriage at the residence of a housebound person£99
Superintendent Registrar attending a notice of civil partnership at the residence of a housebound person£47
Superintendent Registrar attending the civil partnership of a housebound person£84
Registrar attending the civil partnership at the residence of a housebound person£81
Application for a reduction to the 28 day notice period (waiver)£60 per person
Child naming and re-affirmation of vows
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at the Register Office (Ravensworth Suite) - Monday to Thursday£169
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at the Registrar Office (Ravensworth Suite) - Friday and Saturday before 12 noon£229
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at the Registrar Office (Ravensworth Suite) - Friday and Saturday after 12 noon£284
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at the Register Office (Tyne Suite) - Monday to Thursday£115
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at the Register Office (Tyne Suite) - Friday and Saturday before 12 noon£175
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at the Register Office (Tyne Suite) - Friday and Saturday after 12 noon£215
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at an outside venue - Monday to Thursday£439
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at an outside venue - Friday and Saturday£504
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at an outside venue - Sundays, bank holidays, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve£569
Approved premises - registered buildings
Registration of approved premises - registration of premises for marriages and civil partnerships£1,750
Renewal of registration of premises for marriage and civil partnerships - 3 years£1,500
Registering a building for the solemnization of marriages - fee for certificate of approved premises £123
Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of a man and a woman or same sex couples previously registered for marriage£64
Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of a man and a woman or same sex couples not previously registered for marriage£123
Nationality and Citizenship
British citizenship ceremony - personal British citizenship ceremony (at civic centre)£150
Registration service fees
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
Corrections
Consideration by a Superintendent Registrar or Registrar for a correction£75
Consideration by the Registrar General for a correction£90
Change of a forename added within 12 months of birth registration£40

Contact us

Gateshead Register Office
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

0191 433 3000

registeroffice@gateshead.gov.uk

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