Naming ceremonies

The ceremony is non religious and:

  • can be held for more than one of your children at the same time
  • can be held months or years after birth

The ceremony has no legal standing.


The fee ranges from £145-£180 and is the same no matter how many children are being named.

Cheques should be made payable to "Scottish Borders Council".


The ceremony can be held in:

  • your own home (on completion of a satisfactory risk assessment)
  • a registration office
  • any other venue which are happy to host such ceremonies

More information

If you would like more information about naming ceremonies please contact a Registrar.

Find your nearest registration office