Commitment ceremonies

Commitment ceremonies are available to couples who do not want to marry legally but would like to make a public commitment to each other. 

Where can they be held?

Commitment ceremonies can be held at Rhyl Register Office or Ruthin Registration Office or at approved premises

How can I arrange a commitment ceremony?

You will need to contact us to arrange a ceremony. 

How much does it cost?

The cost of booking a commitment ceremony is £50.00 which you can pay in cash at the Register Office, by cheque made out to Denbighshire county council or over the phone with a debit/credit card. The booking fee is non-refundable. Below are the details of how much ceremonies cost at different venues – these amounts do not include hiring approved premises.

Fees are inclusive of VAT

Rhyl Registration Office 

  • Monday to Friday: £170

Ystafell Glan y Môr (Rhyl) and Ystafell Bro Famau (Ruthin)

  • Monday to Thursday: £215
  • Friday: £235
  • Saturday: £305
  • Sunday and bank holidays: £365

Approved premises

  • Monday to Thursday: £245
  • Friday: £285
  • Saturday: £295
  • Sunday and bank holidays: £350

Find out more about paying for a ceremony.