Christmas and New Year Opening times

Information on our office opening times, bin collections, recycling centre opening hours and more can be found on our Christmas and New Year opening times page.

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Notice of marriage appointments

Due to the very high customer demand for Notice of Marriage appointments we have temporarily suspended our online booking function. If your ceremony date is within the next 3 months please contact the Registration Service directly ensuring you use the contact details below:

  • If you live in Northampton, Daventry and Towcester please contact West Northamptonshire Council [email protected]

Ceremony and certificate fees

Certificate fees

Service Fee (VAT exempt)
Copy certificate at time of registering £11
Order online for copy of certificate after registering £11
Order by telephone for copy of certificate after registering £11
Priority copy certificate service (in addition to certificate fee) £24
Adding a forename to a birth certificate £40
Consideration of an application for a correction of an existing register entry Up to £90

Ceremony fees

Why information is on a different website
We are in the process of adding information to this new unitary council website. Some pages will give you a link back to a previous council website to help you find what you need. Read more about the changes.
Last updated 29 September 2021