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Registrars fees

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This page offers an overview of the following registration fees:

Provision of registrar-led ceremonies

Please note that marriage and civil partnership ceremony fees incorporate statutory charges for the submission of notices.

Aberdeenshire Corporate Building - small ceremony

A small ceremony refers to a maximum of nine attendees, including the registrar.

Day Civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies (including statutory registration fee) Baby naming and renewal of vows ceremonies
Monday to Friday £125 £64
Saturday (After 4pm, Sunday charge applies) £258 £143
Sunday and Public Holiday £311 £143

Aberdeenshire Corporate Building - large ceremony

A large ceremony refers to a party of over nine but a maximum of twenty attendees, including the registrar.

Please note that room sizes will vary. Bookings are subject to confirmation that wedding party can be safely accommodated.

Day Civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies (including statutory registration fee) Baby naming and renewal of vows ceremonies
Monday to Friday £178 £80
Saturday (After 4pm, Sunday charge applies) £311 £159
Sunday and Public Holiday £364 £159

Town Halls - provided by Live Life Aberdeenshire

Town Halls are only available in certain locations and capacities can vary. Bookings subject to confirmation that wedding party can be safely accommodated.

Day Civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies (including statutory registration fee) Baby naming and renewal of vows ceremonies
Monday to Friday £247 £133
Saturday (After 4pm, Sunday charge applies) £327 £212
Sunday and Public Holiday £380 £212

External Venues

Please note: travel costs are charged at 53.65 pence per mile for the return journey between the nearest Registrar's Office to the venue.

Day Civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies (including statutory registration fee) Baby naming and renewal of vows ceremonies
Monday to Friday £284 £170
Saturday (After 4pm, Sunday charge applies) £364 £223
Sunday and Public Holiday £417 £223

Ceremony Rehearsals 

Please note: travel costs are charged at 53.65 pence per mile for the return journey between the nearest Registrar's Office to the venue.

Day Civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies (including statutory registration fee) Baby naming and renewal of vows ceremonies
Monday to Friday £22 £22
Saturday (After 4pm, Sunday charge applies) £32 £32
Sunday and Public Holiday £42 £42


Religious or belief body led ceremonies - submission of marriage and civil partnership notices

A statutory charge of £70 is applied for the submission of all other marriage and civil partnership ceremonies, whether led by a religious or "belief body" officiant.

This £70 charge is comprised of the following fees:

  • Two marriage or civil partnership notices  - £60.00 (£30.00 per notice)
  • Marriage or civil partnership certificate - £10.00

Please contact your local registrar for further details.