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Prices for registration, ceremonies and nationality

  • Births, deaths, marriages and nationality

Marriage, renewal of vows and civil partnership ceremonies

We charge a non-refundable booking fee of £50 to book a ceremony date and time for all weddings. We will take this fee from the full ceremony fee.

There is an administration fee of £20 if you change the date or time.

Hendon Town Hall (Barnet Register Office)

Hendon Town Hall is a grade II listed building situated in Hendon and has five heritage style rooms for hire. Find out more details and room capacity of :

  • Committee Room 1
  • Committee Room 2
  • Committee Room 1 and 2 combined
  • Committee Room 3
  • Heritage Room    
  • Council Chamber 
Rooms available for marriages, civil partnerships, and renewal vows Monday to Thursday Before 4pm Friday Before 4pm Saturday Before 4pm Sunday Before 4pm Monday to Friday After 4pm Saturday After 4pm Sunday After 4pm
Heritage Room (Up to 45 guests) £150 £175 £250 £325 £320 £350 £450
Committee Room 1 and 2 and the Chambers Room (Up to 100 guests) £200 £225 £300 £375 £400 £500 £600

Other approved venues in the London Borough of Barnet

  Monday to Friday Before 4pm Saturday Before 4pm Sunday and Bank Holidays Before 4pm Monday to Friday After 4pm Saturday After 4pm Sunday and Bank Holidays After 4pm
External approved premises for marriages, civil partnerships and renewal of vows £320 £350 £450 £400 £500 £600

 

Wedding in a registered building e.g. church £88

Naming Ceremonies

Rooms available for Naming Ceremonies Monday to Thursday Before 4pm Friday Before 4pm Saturday Before 4pm Sunday Before 4pm Monday to Friday After 4pm Saturday After 4pm Sunday After 4pm
Heritage Room (Up to 45 guests) £150 £175 £250 £325 £320 £350 £450
Committee Room 1 and 2 and the Chambers Room (Up to 100 guests) £200 £225 £300 £375 £400 £500 £600

 

 

  Monday to Friday Before 4pm Saturday Before 4pm Sunday and Bank Holidays Before 4pm Monday to Friday After 4pm Saturday After 4pm Sunday and Bank Holidays After 4pm
External approved premises for Naming Ceremonies £320 £350 £450 £400 £500 £600

We charge a non-refundable booking fee of £50 to book a naming ceremony date and time. We will take this fee from the full ceremony fee.

If you change the date or time, we charge an administration fee of £20.

 

Cancellation of your ceremony

You can apply for a refund if you cancel the ceremony more than a month before the ceremony date. This will be minus the £50 non-refundable secure booking fee.

You apply for a refund in writing. You must include the full details of the ceremony booking (the date, time, venue and your full names) and the method of payment.

Requests for refunds can be emailed to registrars@barnet.gov.uk
Please put 'Refund Request' as the title of your email. You can also post your request to: Barnet Register Office, Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London, NW4 4BG.

Please note:  It is an offence under Sec.25(1) of the Immigration Act 1971 to enter into a marriage to help facilitate a stay in the United Kingdom. No refund is applicable if a ceremony doesn't go ahead due to the UK Border Agency intervention.

Amendment to your ceremony

We charge a £20 administration fee for changes to ceremony dates and times. We need 7 days notice before the ceremony date. If the date or time are changed with less than 7 days notice this will incur a new fee in full.

Arriving late to your ceremony

At the Register Office in Hendon Town Hall:

If you are up to 30 minutes late to your ceremony, there is a late arrival fee of £25. This must be paid before the start of the ceremony.

If you are more than 30 minutes late, your ceremony will not take place. You will need to re-book and pay again in full.

At an approved premise in Barnet:

If you are up to 30 minutes late to your ceremony, there is a late arrival fee of £50. This must be paid before the start of the ceremony.

If you are more than 30 minutes late, your ceremony may not take place. You will need to re-book and pay again in full.

Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates

From archived registers

Standard birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate £15
Short birth certificate £15
Priority service - same day £20

From current registers

Certificates from current registers At registration After registration
Standard birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate £4 £7

Notice of marriage and civil partnership

£35 each for British and EU nationals.
£47 each for Non EU nationals.

From 2 March 2015, if you are referred for further enquiries the notice fee will be £47.00 each

This fee is payable at the time of booking the appointment.

Nationality and settlement checking service

  Monday To Friday Saturday
NCS Adult application £60 £75
NCS Child application (per child) £40 £50
SCS Adult application £100  
SCS Child application (per child) £30  
Private citizenship ceremony at Hendon Town Hall £110  

We can also apply for you passport at the same time, there will be an additional charge of £10 per application if you wish to do the passport checking service.

Please note that payment will be taken at the time of booking.

Contacts

  • Barnet Registration and Nationality Service
  • Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London, NW4 4BG
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  • Tel: 020 8359 6400
  • Email: registrars@barnet.gov.uk
  • Opening hours
  • Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm, Saturday 9am-4pm and Sunday 9am-1pm

    Enquiries: Contact us online

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