Renfrewshire Council

Coronavirus restrictions and civil marriages

Couples do not need to wear face coverings during wedding ceremonies.

We are now able to hold civil marriage ceremonies again at the Marriage Suite in Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley. 
Johnstone and Renfrew Town Hall are still closed.

Marriage fees

Marriage fees from 1 April 2021 for marriages and civil marriages held at a registry office or other venue, with or without guests, deposits and cancellation fees.

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Marriage fees for all weddings

These fees apply to all marriages, whether religious or civil:

  • Extract £10
  • 2 x Marriage Notices £60

Total cost is £70


Civil marriage fees at a registration office

Civil marriages may be arranged up to one calendar year in advance subject to a booking fee of £61.

Civil marriage: Mondays to Fridays, without guests

Costs:

  • Extract £10
  • 2 x Marriage Notices £60
  • Civil Marriage Fee £55

Total cost is £125

Civil marriage: Mondays to Fridays, with guests

Costs:

  • Extract £10
  • 2x Marriage Notices £60
  • Civil Marriage Fee £55
  • Accommodation Fee £62

Total cost is £187

Civil Marriage: Saturdays

Costs:

  • Extract £10
  • 2x Marriage Notices £60
  • Civil Marriage Fee £55
  • Accommodation Fee £62
  • Saturday Supplement £100

Total cost is £287


Civil marriage fees at a venue agreed with the Registrar

Civil marriage: Monday to Friday (office hours) at a venue agreed with the Registrar

Costs:

  • Extract £10
  • 2x Marriage Notices £60
  • Civil Marriage Fee £55
  • Administration Fee £143

Total cost is £268

Civil marriage: Saturdays, at a venue agreed with the Registrar

Costs:

  • Extract £10
  • 2x Marriage Notices £60
  • Civil Marriage Fee £55
  • Administration Fee £238

Total cost is £363

Civil marriage: Sundays and public holidays, at a venue agreed with the Registrar

Costs:

  • Extract £10
  • 2x Marriage Notices £60
  • Civil Marriage Fee £55
  • Administration Fee £313

Total cost is £438


Deposit

A £61 deposit is required when you book your ceremony.


Cancellation fees

If you have to cancel or change your civil marriage, there will be a cancellation fee of £61 which would be forfeited from your original deposit.

Civil Marriage Notice fees of £60 are also forfeited if the ceremony is cancelled after the notices have been lodged.

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