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Citizenship fees

Information on how much the nationality checking service, group citizenship ceremonies and private citizenship ceremonies cost. 

How much does the Nationality Checking Service (NCS) cost?

The fee for the nationality checking service is £60 per adult and £35 for each child.  

We do require payment of the fee at the time of booking. You can find further information about how to pay for the service on the NCS page. 

How much does a group citizenship ceremony cost?

The fee for a group ceremony is included in your application fee for citizenship which is paid to the Home Office at the time of your application. The Home Office UK Border Agency website provides information about citizenship fees and a list of these. 

Home Office UK Border Agency (external website) 


How much does a private citizenship ceremony cost?

Private ceremonies in registration offices

 Day  Cost
 Mon-Thurs  £150
 Friday and Saturday
 £210
 Sunday/Bank Holiday
 £350


Private ceremonies in approved venues

 Day  Cost
 Mon-Thurs  £260
 Friday  £290
 Saturday  £380
 Sunday/Bank holiday
 £380


You can contact your nearest registration office to arrange a private ceremony.

Find your nearest registration office.