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Ceremonies in East Sussex

Crowborough Register Office Fees

Step 4 – from 19 July 2021:

  • Safety, and maintaining the level of public services we can offer are our priorities.
  • Registrars will wear a face covering.
  • We’re requiring all visitors to East Sussex County Council buildings, including our Register Offices, to continue to wear a face covering in public areas and ceremony rooms (unless exempt).
  • We urge all people attending wedding ceremonies at which we officiate, in any venue, to continue to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

For the latest information about ceremonies during the Covid-19 pandemic see our Covid Update Page


Fees include hire of the ceremony room, attendance of a Registrar, two statutory certificates and one commemorative certificate.

Crowborough Register Office is located at Hookstead.

Ceremony bookings can be made up to 3 years in advance.

Ceremony fees are payable in full at the time of booking. 

To book a ceremony at Crowborough Register Office call us on 0345 60 80 198

Fees for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies booked before 31st March 2022:

The Mackenzie Room (Capacity 40)

9am - 5pm  
Monday - Thursday £183
Friday and Saturday £308
Sunday & Bank Holidays Closed

Ceremony Surcharges

The following charges apply in addition to those stated above:

Ceremony Preparation Meeting (Optional) £65
Commemorative certificate* £6
Silver-Plated certificate case* £25
Registrar's Fountain pen* £12


*Price includes VAT charged at 20%


A Statutory Registration of Marriage is available at Crowborough Register Office on the second Tuesday of every month. This registration is carried out in a small working office and accommodates 4 people only (the couple and two witnesses). The fee for the registration is £74. This includes the attendance of the Registrar, two statutory certificates and one commemorative certificate.


Contact us

Phone: 0345 60 80 198


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