Greenwich

Register office charges

The following table show the current charges for various register office services. The services can be paid by cash, card or cheque.

Births

Service Charge
One short birth certificate issued at the time of registration £4
A standard birth certificate issued at the time of registration £4
An additional birth certificate issued at the time of registration £4 per certificate
A copy of a short or standard birth certificate issued after the time of  registration £10 (or £20 for express 24-hour service)

Apply for a copy of a birth certificate

Deaths

Service Charge
A standard death certificate issued at the time of registration £4
An additional standard death certificate issued at the time of registration £4 per certificate
A copy of a standard death certificate issued after the time of registration £10 (£20 for express 24-hour service)

Apply for a copy of a death certificate

Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Pre Ceremony)

Notice of marriage or civil partnership

Service Charge
Entering a notice of marriage or civil partnership £35
Entering a notice of marriage or civil partnership if either partner is subject to immigration control £47
Attending a housebound person to give notice of marriage or civil partnership £47
Attending a detained person to give notice of marriage or civil partnership £68
Consideration of divorce/civil partnership dissolution documentation outside the British Isles by the superintendent registrar £50
Consideration of divorce/civil partnership dissolution documentation from outside the British Isles by the General Register Office £75
Consideration of a reduction in the 28 day notice to marry or form a civil partnership waiting period £60
A letter provided by the Registrar General confirming that on the basis of information provided, no record of a marriage or civil partnership in England and Wales has been found within a ten year search period £50

Statutory Ceremonies

Service Charge
Marriage or civil partnership conducted by a registrar at the Register Office, Woolwich Town Hall £50 (including one handwritten certificate)
Attending a marriage or civil partnership at a registered building £90 (including one handwritten certificate)
Attending a marriage or civil partnership at the residence of a housebound person £85 (including one handwritten certificate)
Attending a marriage at the residence of a detained person £92 (including one handwritten certificate)
Attending or civil partnership a marriage by Registrar General's licence (deathbed marriage) £15 (including one certificate)
Issuing an additional certificate on the day of the ceremony £4

Other Statutory Charges

Service Charge
Consideration of customer at fault corrections of a register entry by the Superintendent Registrar £75
Consideration of correction to be considered by the general Register Office £90

Non Statutory Charges

Pre ceremony activities

Service Charge
Registrar attending a rehearsal at an approved venue £155 per hour
Registrar conducting a pre-ceremony meeting in the Town Hall £100 per hour

Ceremonies

Service Charge
Marriage or civil partnership conducted by a registrar in the Edwardian Room in the Town Hall Monday to Thursday: £162
Friday and Saturday: £225 (including one handwritten certificate)
Marriage or civil partnership conducted by registrar at an approved venue Monday to Thursday: £300
Friday and Saturday: £420
Sundays and bank holidays: £510 (including one handwritten certificate)
Naming or renewal of vows ceremony in the Edwardian Room in the Town Hall Monday to Thursday: £162
Friday and Saturday: £225 (including one handwritten certificate)
Naming or renewal of vows ceremony at an approved venue Monday to Thursday: £300
Friday and Saturday: £420
Sundays and bank holidays: £510 (including one handwritten certificate)
Private citizenship ceremony in the Edwardian Room in the Town Hall Monday to Thursday only: £110

Certificates

Service Charge
Issuing a copy of a standard marriage certificate after the day of the ceremony £10
A copy of a short or standard birth certificate issued after the time of registration £10
A copy of a standard death certificate issued after the time of registration £10
Express service for issuing a copy certificate after the date of registration or the day of the ceremony £20. The certificate will be ready for collection or postage 24 hours after the order is received. £1.63 will be added if the certificate is to be posted. All certificates are sent 'signed for post'.

Apply for a copy of a marriage and civil partnership certificate

Contact the Register Office

Births, Deaths and Marriages,
Woolwich Town Hall,
Wellington Street,
Woolwich SE18 6PW.

Opening Times: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

020 8921 5015