You can book your ceremony/registration as far ahead as you wish but it is not possible to give notice more than 12 months in advance of your chosen date.
A non-refundable/non-transferable booking fee must be paid when you book to secure a date and time.
If you have to postpone or cancel your arrangements please let us know as soon as possible. You will have to pay an amendment fee.
The full amount (after the booking fee) must be paid four weeks before the ceremony
You will be given a date by which notice should be given.
If notice is not given by this date your booking will be cancelled.
A civil partnership can not take place until 28 clear days after you have given the notice.
Civil partnership registrations, without a ceremony are available at the register office every Tuesday from 2pm to 4:30 p.m. (except bank holidays) and this costs £46.
|Queen Elizabeth II Room (holds up to 60 guests plus the couple and a photographer)|
|Additional fee for ceremonies from 6pm onwards||£210|
|Monday to Friday||£380|
|Sundays and bank holidays||£470|
|Additional fee for ceremonies from 6 pm onwards||£210|
|Housebound notice (plus notice fee of £35 or £47)||£47 per person|
|Detained notice (plus notice fee of £35 or £47)||£68 per person|
|Attendance by a registrar at a housebound ceremony||£81|
|Attendance by a superintendent registrar at a housebound ceremony||£84|
|Attendance by a registrar at a detained ceremony||£88|
|Attendance by superintendent registrar at a detained ceremony||£94|
|Civil partnership at the register office||£35|
|Civil partnership/conversion of civil partnership to marriage stage two ceremony at Stoke Town Hall||£85|
|Civil partnership/conversion of civil partnership to marriage stage two ceremony at an approved premises||£85|