Fees

These fees are determined by the Registrar General of Scotland. This list covers the most common charges.

Accepted methods of payment are: cash, debit/credit card, cheque and postal order.

Births and deaths

Full birth or death certificate (completed index)    £15.00
Full birth or death certificate (no completed index)    £10.00
Additional certificates (same entry ordered at the same time) £10.00
Abbreviated birth extract (completed index)    £15.00
Abbreviated birth certificate (no completed index) £10.00
Special purpose birth or death certificate £10.00

Marriage/civil partnership

Marriage/civil partnership certificate (completed index)        £15.00
Marriage/civil partnership certificate (no completed index)    £10.00
Additional certificates (same entry ordered at the same time) £10.00
Special purpose marriage certificate £10.00
Marriage/civil partnership notice   £30.00/person
Marriage room fee (more than party of 4) £138.00
Marriage/civil partnership ceremony £55.00
Marriage/civil partnership ceremony—External Venue £102.00
Marriage/civil partnership ceremony—Isolated Venue £181.00
Marriage/civil partnership ceremony—Registrar’s Office (Saturday) £102.00
Religious marriage fee (including marriage certificate) £70.00

Change of name

Recorded change of name £40.00
Recorded change of name for additional family members
(applied for at same time)
£10.00

Ancestry search

Particular search £5.00/per search
ScotlandsPeople search £20.00/up to one hour

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