There are many licensed venues in Hertfordshire that hold ceremonies and are an alternative to the register offices in the county.

Not only can you marry at these venues, but most will cater for your reception celebrations afterwards and even accommodation for your guests.

How much our ceremonies cost

1 April 2019 - 31 March 2020
   Day Approved Venue
 Monday - Thursday    £395
 Friday   £395 
 Saturday   £545
 Sunday/Bank Holidays   £600

The fee for a marriage certificate is £11.

Anytime Ceremony
 Day Cost
 Monday - Friday  £545
 Saturday  £680
 Sunday/Bank Holidays  £750
Anywhere Ceremony - can take place in the grounds of any Approved Venue
  Cost (Net)  VAT Total Cost
 Monday to Friday  £329.17 £65.83  £395
 Saturday  £451.17 £90.83  £545
 Sunday and Bank Holidays  £500 £100  £600

For an Anywhere Ceremony, you must be legally married or have arrangements to have a legal marriage before the proposed date of the Anywhere Ceremony. The fee for the legal ceremony will be £46 and can take place at any Hertfordshire Register Office.

2020/21 fees (PDF 290Kb) opening in a new window

Becoming a licensed venue

We grant approval for venues to hold marriages and civil ceremonies.

Contact our Approvals Inspector for more information.

janet.shaw@hertfordshire.gov.uk