Registration service fees

All stated fees include the fees set by the Registrar General for Scotland and by ourselves and include one copy of your marriage or civil partnership certificate.

Religious marriage fees

Religious or/and any belief denomination marriage: £100

This fee consists of the processing of two sets of marriage notices and a copy of your marriage certificate. It does not include any costs due to the individual conducting the ceremony.

Civil marriage/partnership fees

A non-refundable booking fee of £50 is required for civil marriage, civil partnership and celebration ceremonies such as vow renewals and baby naming’s. This is included in the pricing shown below.

Please note there may be an additional charge for the hire of some ceremony rooms other than the Registration Office in Scottish Borders Council buildings.

Advance booking deposit (non-refundable): £50

Civil marriage/partnership registration during office hours with no ceremony: £155

Civil marriage/partnership in office during office hours with up to eight people: £155

Civil marriage/partnership in office during office hours with guests (9 plus): £320

Civil marriage/partnership in office (1 hours or more after office hours) any number of guests: £325

Civil marriage/partnership ceremony in office on Saturday before 5pm: £370

Civil Marriage/Civil Partnership in Registrar's office Monday to Friday after 5pm: £400

Civil marriage/partnership ceremony in office on Saturday after 5pm: £445

Civil marriage/partnership in other venue Monday to Saturday before 5pm: £425

Civil marriage/partnership in other venue Monday to Saturday after 5pm: £445

Civil marriage/partnership in other venue on a Sunday, Public Holiday or Festive Period: £455

Civil Partnership conversion to marriage by administration route: £45

Certificates/Extracts

Certificate of no impediment: £45

Full extract of birth, death, marriage or civil partnership requested at the time of registration: £10

Full extract of birth, death, marriage or civil partnership requested one month from registration: £15

Family history research (£15 per hour and part there of): £15

Scotlands people paper print: £3.00

Commitment Ceremony - office or venue           

Commitment Ceremony -  anywhere, Mon-Sat, before 5pm: £250.00

Commitment Ceremony anywhere, Sunday/Festive Period/Public Holidays/after 5pm: £350.00

Baby naming and renewal of vows fees

Non-religious ceremony during office hours: £200

Non-religious ceremony outwith office hours/Saturday: £200

Non-religious ceremony after 5pm: £250

Non-religious ceremony Sunday, public holidays or festive period: £250

Citizenship

Private ceremony: £80

Find your nearest registration office

Registration enquiry

Telephone: Monday to Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4pm, Saturday 9am-12noon

Address: Council Headquarters
Newtown St. Boswells
Melrose
TD6 0SA

Telephone: 0300 100 1800