Registration Fees

Please note all fees are subject to an annual review. The fees on this website are correct as at time of update.

At Torfaen Register Office you can pay by cash, cheque with a guarantee card, debit and credit card.

Superintendent Registrar Certificate Issue

Superintendent Registrar Certificate Issue
 Fee
Same Day Service 
Standard Certificate £15
Short Certificate £15
Regular Service (5 days)
Standard Certificate £10
Short Certificate £10

Registrar Certificate Issue

Registrar Certificate Issue
 Fee
Standard Certificate purchased on day of registration
NB: From the 1st November 2017 all certificates issued at the time of registration will cost £4 each. This includes Short Birth Certificates.
£4
Certificate issued after date of Registration £7

Please note: Same day service certificates can be ordered and paid for by card over the telephone with a total cost per certificate of £17.

Postal applications: Please include a stamped addressed envelope with your application. Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to Torfaen County Borough Council.

Historical Search Services

Historical Search Services
 Fee

Search of Registration Indexes (Not more than six successive hours)

£18

Duplicate Historical Certificate (Via Postal Application)

£10

Fee’s for Corrections to Initial Registration

Fees for Corrections to Initial Registration
 Fee

Forename added / changed within 12 Months of Birth Registration

£40

Consideration by Registrar / Superintendent registrar of a correction Application

£75

Consideration by the registrar General of a correction Application

£90

Marriage & Civil Partnership Fees 

Marriage & Civil Partnership Fees
 Fee
Legal notice of Marriage or Civil Partnership £35
Consideration of Reduction in the 28 day notice to Marry or Form Civil Partnership £60
Consideration by a Superintendent Registrar of a Divorce / Civil Partnership Dissolution obtained Outside of the British Isles £50
Consideration by a Registrar General of Divorce / Civil Partnership Dissolution obtained Outside of the British Isles £75
Ceremonies in the Register Office
Monday - Thursday £46 *
Approved Ceremony Rooms in the Civic Centre

Monday - Friday

Small Ceremony Room (12 guests)

Large Ceremony Room (70 guests)

 

£140 *

£235 *

Saturday

Small Ceremony Room (12 guests)

Large Ceremony Room (70 guests)

 

£180 *
£260 *

Ceremonies in Approved Premises
Monday - Friday £350 *
Saturday & Sunday £400 *
Bank Holidays £450 *
Church/Chapel Ceremony Attendance
Attendance of Registrar at Marriage Ceremony £86 *
* plus £4 certificate fee 

Please note: Additional statutory fees will be payable for the legal preliminaries necessary for marriage or civil partnership – see legal notice fees above.

Registration of Buildings for Worship and Marriage

Registration of Buildings for Worship and Marriage
 Fee

Registration of a Building as a place of Worship

£29

Registration of a place of Worship as a Marriage Venue

£123

Registration of Approved Premises for Civil Marriage / Partnership

£1000

Baby Naming & Renewal of Vows Ceremonies

Marriage & Civil Partnership Fees
 Fee
Approved Ceremony Rooms in the Civic Centre

Monday - Friday

Small Ceremony Room (12 guests)

Large Ceremony Room (70 guests)

 

£140

£235

Saturday

Small Ceremony Room (12 guests)

Large Ceremony Room (70 guests)

 

£180
£260

Ceremonies in Approved Premises
Monday - Friday £350
Saturday & Sunday £400
Bank Holidays £450

(Fee includes a Commemorative Certificate)

A non-refundable deposit of £50 is required to confirm a booking

Citizenship Ceremonies

Standard ceremony

Citizenship ceremonies are held every 8 Weeks at the Civic Centre and the price is included in the Home Office application.

Individual ceremony

The price of the ceremony is £75.00 with a charge of £30.00 per adult for family included in the same ceremony.

Last Modified: 05/12/2018
For more information contact:

Registrars

Tel: 01495 742132

Email: registrars@torfaen.gov.uk

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