Ceremony fees - weddings and civil partnerships

Fees increase on the 1st April each year. To avoid this increase you may pay your fees before the 1st April. 

Marriage and Civil Partnership certificates are not included in your ceremony fees, you will need to order your certificates.

Registrar fees
Registrar fee typeFee
Notice of marriage / Civil Partnership £35 per person
Wedding ceremony booking fee £50 booking fee (non-refundable) to secure your date and time, plus the cost of the registrar - see below
Registered building £86
Booking amendment fee £30 per change
Late payment fee £30 (automatically applied if not paid 3 months before ceremony date)
Additional charge for ceremonies after 5pm

£40 (plus the below ceremony fee)

Council venue and registrar fees

The fees below is for the use of the Council venue room and registrars to attend your ceremony.

The Lodge, Mesnes Park (max 50 guests)
DaysFee
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday £295
Friday £365
Saturday £425
Sunday £470
Bank Holidays £525
The Atrium, Wigan Town Hall (max 60 guests)
DaysFee
Friday £285
Saturday £375
Wigan Life Centre (max 8 guests)
DaysFee
Wednesday (morning only) £46
Monday, Wednesday (afternoon) £100
Friday £140
Leigh Town Hall - The Mayors Parlour
DaysFee
Monday to Thursday £195
Friday £220
Saturday £275
Leigh Town Hall - The Council Chamber
DaysFee
Friday £285
Saturday morning £375

Approved venues

You must speak to the approved venue of your choice before booking your registrars. The following fees are for the Registrars to attend your ceremony.

Approved venues - fees
DaysFee
Monday to Thursday £460
Friday £495
Saturday £520
Sunday £560
Bank Holidays £605

Ceremonies with a difference

The following fees are for a marriage registration at Wigan Life Centre and for a ceremony at a unlicensed venue of your choice within Wigan Borough.

Ceremonies with a difference - Venue of your choice
DaysFee
Monday to Sunday and Bank Holidays £730

Civil Partnership Formation without a Ceremony

Civil Partnership Formation without a Ceremony
 Days Fee
 Wednesday Morning Wigan Life Centre  £46

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