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Renewal of vows

Changes to registration services

To keep customers and staff safe during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and to use our limited resources in the best way possible we have made changes to our registration services. Our current priority is arranging and providing death registrations, birth registrations and responding to enquiries about ceremonies that have already been booked with our registrars.


We are experiencing an unprecedented number of enquiries. We completely understand, but ask that customers remain patient. Please be assured we will respond to enquiries as soon as we can, but there will inevitably be a delay. To postpone or rearrange a ceremony already booked with the registration team please email:

We are not currently taking bookings for any ceremonies.

If you are married then you can renew your marriage vows in a civil ceremony. We provide an experienced, friendly celebrant to conduct the ceremony for you.

Book a ceremony

When you have decided where you would like your ceremony to take place contact us to make a provisional booking.

You can pay for your pre-booked renewal of vows ceremony online.

Online payment service


There is a non-refundable fee of £59 when a ceremony is booked. This fee will be deducted from the final amount due for the ceremony.

Where can I renew my vows?

You can renew your vows at a register office or at an approved premises.

Register Office

You can renew your vows in one of our ceremony rooms at the register office. Ceremonies can take place between 10am and 4pm Monday to Saturday.

Approved premises

You can also renew your vows at an approved premises. Please make sure you have checked the availability with the venue before you book the registrars. The ceremony can take place on any day. This includes some bank holidays between 10am and 4pm.

At all other locations, ceremonies can take place on any day, including some bank holidays between 10am and 4pm.

If you wish to hold a ceremony at a different location, the celebrant may need to arrange to visit the ceremony location to check its suitability.

Fees from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

  • register office ceremony room: £108 (Monday - Friday), £140 (Saturday)
  • homes and gardens and other venues: £239 (Monday - Friday), £252.50 (Saturday) and £264.50 (Sunday and bank holidays)
  • approved premises: £184 (Monday - Friday), £208.50 (Saturday) and £222 (Sunday and bank holidays)

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