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The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Fees) Order 2002

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Article 2

SCHEDULEFEES PAYABLE FROM 1st APRIL 2003

(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
Enactment specifying feesMatter or case for which fee is payableFee payableOld fee (where different)
1855 c. 81Places of Worship Registration Act 1855
Section 5Certification of place of meeting for religious worship£28.00
1887 c. 40Savings Banks Act 1887
Section 10(1)Certificate of birth, death or marriage for purposes of certain Acts obtained

(i)from a registrar

£3.50

(ii)from any other person having the care of the register

£7.00£6.50
1949 c. 76Marriage Act 1949
Section 27(6)Entry in marriage notice book£30.00
Section 27(7)(2)Attendance of superintendent registrar other than at his office for purpose of being given notice of marriage of house-bound or detained person£40.00
Section 31(5F)(3)Application to reduce the 15 day period£28.00
Section 41(6)(4)Registration of buildings for solemnization of marriages£120.00
Section 51(1)(5)Fee of registrar for attending marriage—

(i)at register office

£34.00

(ii)at registered building or at the place where a house-bound or detained person usually resides

£40.00
Section 51(2)(6)Fee of superintendent registrar attending marriage at the place where a house-bound or detained person usually resides£40.00
Section 57(4)(7)Sum paid to incumbent, etc. for every entry contained in quarterly certified copies of entries of marriage£2.00
Section 63(1)(b)Certified copy of entry issued under that subsection—

(i)when application is made at the time of registering or to a registrar

£3.50

(ii)in any other case

£7.00£6.50
Section 64(2)(a)General search of indexes of register books kept by superintendent registrars£18.00
Section 64(2)(c)Certified copy of entry issued under that subsection£7.00£6.50
Section 65(2)(c)Certified copy of entry, following a search of indexes kept at General Register Office£7.00£6.50
1953 c. 20Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953
Section 13(2)Issue of certificate of baptism£1.00
Section 30(2)(c)Certified copy of entry, following search of indexes kept at General Register Office£7.00£6.50
Section 31(2)(a)General search of indexes kept by superintendent registrars£18.00
Section 31(2)(c)Certified copy of entry issued under that subsection£7.00£6.50
Section 32(c)Certified copy of entry in registers kept by by registrars£3.50
Section 33(1)

(i)A short certificate of birth obtained at the time of registration, or if more than one such certificate is obtained, the first of these

NIL

(ii)Any other short certificate of birth obtained from a registrar

£3.50

(iii)A short certificate of birth obtained from a superintendent registrar

£5.50£5.00

(iv)A short certificate of birth obtained from the Registrar General where that certificate is compiled from a certified copy of an entry in the register of live-births(8)

£7.00£6.50

(v)A short certificate of birth obtained from the Registrar General where that certificate is compiled from any other records and registers in the custody of the Registrar General

£5.50£5.00
1961 c. 34Factories Act 1961
Section 178(1)Extract of entry in birth register for purposes of that Act issued by

(i)a registrar

£3.50

(ii)a superintendent registrar

£7.00£6.50
1992 c. 5Social Security Administration Act 1992
Section 124 (3)(9)Certificate of birth, death or marriage for purposes of certain Acts issued by

(i)a registrar

£3.50

(ii)a superintendent registrar

£7.00£6.50

(iii)any other custodian of the register

£7.00£6.50
1996 c. 56Education Act 1996
Section 564(1)Copy of entry in birth register for purposes of certain Acts issued by

(i)registrar

£3.50

(ii)a superintendent registrar

£7.00£6.50
(1)

Section 10 was amended by section 94 of, and Part III of Schedule 6 to, the Post Office Act 1969 (c. 48) and by sections 4(3) and 7(3) of, and Schedule 4 to, the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1985 (c. 58) and is applied by regulation 26 of the Savings Certificates Regulations 1991 (S.I. 1991/1031) and by regulation 25 of the Premium Savings Bonds Regulations 1972 (S.I. 1972/765). For persons other than a registrar having care of the register see in relation to marriage certificates section 63(1) of the Marriage Act 1949 (c. 76) and in relation to birth and death certificates section 30(2) of the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953 (c. 20).

(2)

Section 27(7) was inserted by section 1(7) of, and paragraph 5(c) of, Schedule 1 to the Marriage Act 1983.

(3)

Section 31(5F) was inserted by section 160(6) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c. 33).

(4)

Section 41(1) and (7) was amended as to the meaning of “building” by section 1(1) of the Marriage (Registration of Buildings) Act 1990 (c. 33).

(5)

Section 51(1) was so numbered by section 1(7) of, and paragraph 15 of Schedule 1 to, the Marriage Act 1983.

(6)

Section 51(2) was inserted by section 1(7) of, and paragraph 15 of Schedule 1 to, the Marriage Act 1983.

(7)

Section 57(4) was amended by section 251 of, and paragraph 40 of Schedule 29 to, the Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70).

(8)

See section 1(1) of the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953.

(9)

Subsection (1) to which section 124(3) refers, was amended by section 41(4) of, and paragraph 59 of Schedule 2 to, the Jobseekers Act 1995 (c. 18).

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