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 or Ruthin register 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.

Venue Day Amount payable after
booking fee
Rhyl or Ruthin
Register Office

Monday to Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday/Bank holiday

£70.00

£80.00

£165.00

£255.00

Approved premises

Monday to Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday/Bank holiday

£135.00

£155.00

£165.00

£255.00

Find out more about paying for a ceremony.