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Hastings Register Office Fees

The following fees include the use of the ceremony room, attendance of the Celebrant and Registrar to conduct and legally register your ceremony, two statutory certificates and one commemorative certificate.

Hastings Register Office is located at Hastings Town Hall. Ceremonies at Hastings Town Hall are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and bookings can be made up to 3 years in advance. 

Ceremony fees must be paid in full at the time of booking, and include a £100 non-refundable booking fee. 

To book a ceremony at Hastings Town Hall call us on 0345 60 80 198 

Ceremony rooms

The Mayor's Parlour (Capacity 15)

Fees for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies booked before 31st March 2020:

9am - 5pm  
Monday - Thursday £223
Friday - Sunday  £348
Public Holiday £473

 

The Rossetti Room (Capacity 30)

Fees for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies booked before 31st March 2020

9am - 5pm  
Monday - Thursday  £223
Friday - Sunday £348
Public Holiday £473

 

The Council Chamber (Capacity 60)

Fees for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies booked before 31st March 2020:

9am - 5pm  
Monday - Thursday  £298
Friday - Sunday £423
Public Holiday  £548

Ceremony Surcharges

The following charges apply in addition to those stated above:

Peak demand days (New Year's Day, Valentines Day, Saturdays and Sundays of all Bank Holiday weekends, Christmas Eve, Boxing Day & New Year's Eve) £100
Ceremonies commencing between 5.01pm and 9.59pm £150
Ceremonies commencing between 10pm and 8.59am £250
Ceremony Preparation Meeting (Optional) £60
Ceremony amendment fee £50
Commemorative certificate* £6
Silver-Plated certificate case* £20
Registrar's Fountain pen with presentation box* £10


*Price includes VAT charged at 20%

A statutory registration of marriage/civil partnership is available at Hastings Register Office on Tuesday mornings only. This registration is carried out in a small working office and accommodates 4 people only (the couple and 2 witnesses). The fee for the registration is £74. This fee includes the attendance of the Registrar to conduct and legally register the marriage or civil partnership, two statutory certificates and one commemorative certificate.

From 1st November 2019 statutory registrations will no longer take place at Hastings Register Office but will instead take place at Crowborough Register Office on the second Tuesday of every month.

 

Contact us

Phone: 0345 60 80 198

Email: ceremonieshub@eastsussex.gov.uk

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