Fees and charges

Copy certificates from the Superintendent Registrar
Standard or short certificate in person at Register Office (collection within 5 working days) £10
Application and receipt of certificate same day service (in person or first class post)£18
Priority guaranteed next day delivery - application made by 1pm£28
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£4
Standard or short certificate after the time of registration
Certificates are available from the Registrar only at the time of registration or shortly afterwards.
£7
Once a register is filled, it is passed to the Superintendent Registrar and certificates are no longer available from the Registrar 
Searches
General searches at a Superintendent Registrar's office
Any certificates purchased as a result of a search are subject to charges above.
£18
Marriage
Registered buildings 
Registrar attendance (church) - (including cost of certificate)£90
Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of same sex couple (previously registered for marriage)£64
Registration of a building for the solemnization of marriages of same sex couples (not previously registered for marriage)£123
Registration of a building for the solemnization of equal marriage£123
Notice of marriage or certificate of no Impediment (per person)£35
Administration fee to change the time or date of the ceremony£15
Ceremony fees
Cost of ceremony in Register Office Monday - Thursday only £50
Attendance at an approved premises (including cost of certificate) Monday to Thursday£400
Attendance at an approved premises (including cost of certificate) Friday to Saturday£450
Attendance at an approved premises (including cost of certificate) Sunday and bank holidays£480
Ravensworth Suite, Civic Centre (including cost of certificate) Monday to Thursday£160
Ravensworth Suite, Civic Centre (including cost of certificate) Friday and Saturday£180
Tyne Suite (including cost of certificate) Monday to Thursday£95
Tyne Suite (including cost of certificate) Friday and Saturday£110
Mayors Parlour (including cost of certificate) Monday to Thursday£320
Mayors Parlour (including cost of certificate) Friday and Saturday£370
Bewicks, Civic Centre (including cost of certificate) Monday to Thursday£300
Bewicks, Civic Centre (including cost of certificate) Friday and Saturday£350
Blaydon Room/Lamesley Room Civic Centre  (including cost of certificate) Monday to Thursday £260
Blaydon Room/Lamesley Room Civic Centre  (including cost of certificate) Friday and Saturday£286
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) including cost of certificate£50
Full certification or extract at the time of formation£4
Full extract or certificate after the time of formation£10
Attendance of the civil partnership registrar for the purpose of signing the civil partnership schedule for housebound person£81
Attendance of the civil partnership registrar for the purpose of signing the civil partnership schedule for detained person£88
Civil Partnership conversion to marriage - Administration service conversion only in Superintendent Registrars Office£45
Civil partnership conversion to marriage - Administration Service Conversion 2 stage+ Ceremony Fee£27
Child naming and re-affirmation of vows
Re-affirmation of vows - at the Registrars Office Monday - Thursday£180
Re-affirmation of vows - at the Registrar Office Friday and Saturday£280
Re-affirmation of vows at an outside venue Monday - Thursday£260
Re-affirmation of vows at an outside venue Friday and Saturday£340
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at the Register Office Monday - Thursday£180
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at the Registrar Office Friday and Saturday£280
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at an outside venue Monday - Thursday£260
Child naming and reaffirming of vows at an outside venue Friday, Saturday and Bank Holidays£340
Approved premises
Registration of approved premises  Registration of premises for marriages and civil partnerships£1750
Renewal of registration of premises for marriage and civil partnerships - 3 years£1500
Registering a building for the solemnisation of marriages - fee for certificate of approved premises £123
Nationality and Citizenship
Nationality checking service -  adult£55
Nationality checking service - child£30
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
Application to correct any errors to a registrationup to £90
Forenames 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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