Statutory fees

The fees set by the Registrar General by Act of Parliament are:

Religious marriages

Detail Fee
Marriage notice fee (£30 per person, non-refundable) £60
Marriage certificate (current register only) £10
Total £70

Civil marriages

Detail Fee
Marriage notice fee (£30 per person, non-refundable) £60
Marriage certificate (current register only) £10
Civil marriage solemnisation fee £55
Total £125

Accommodation Fee for Civil Marriages set by Falkirk Council

With effect from the 1st April 2015 the fees set by Falkirk Council are:

In addition to the above Statutory Fees, Falkirk Council has set the following charge for an Authorised Registrar to conduct a civil marriage ceremony within the large ceremony room at Old Burgh Buildings.

Day(s) Statutory fee Room fee Total
Monday - Friday £125 £60 (incl V.A.T) £185

Additional fees for civil marriages

In addition to the above statutory fees, we charge for an authorised Registrar to conduct a civil marriage ceremony within an approved venue or Falkirk Council Marriage Suite outwith normal working hours.

Day(s) Statutory fee Attendance fee Total
Monday - Friday £125 £180 £305
Saturday £125 £250 £375
Sunday £125 £250 £375
Public holiday £125 £250 £375

A non refundable booking fee deposit of £100 is required at time of booking; however, the deposit will be deducted from the attendance fee on submission of your legal paperwork.

There is a concession available to those on means tested income related state benefits.


Payment

You can pay the non-refundable deposit online. Please follow the link below to make a payment via My Falkirk.

Other ways to pay:

  • Cheques should be made payable to Falkirk Council
  • Debit/Credit Card: please contact 01324 506580 to make payment