Marriage charges

Contracting a marriage or partnership

Charges 2024
Simplified wedding€ 195.75
Mondays to Thursdays€ 489.35
Fridays€ 672.05
Saturdays€ 1,211.45
Sundays and public holidays€ 2,258.30
Booking/cancelling charges€ 105.55

In locations other than the city hall the location manager may charge additional costs for the use of the facilities.

Saturdays and Sundays

On Saturdays and Sundays there is a de-luxe setting in the city hall, with for instance:

  • a blue welcome carpet
  • more parking facilities
  • 2 ushers
  • the possibility of taking photos in the turret of the city hall (‘Het Steen’)
  • bell-ringing from the Nieuwe Kerk on arrival and departure (not possible on Sundays)

Marrying free of charge

You can also marry or enter into partnership free of charge. This is only possible:

  • on Mondays at 10.00 or 10.15 h
  • if either you or your partner are a resident of Delft

Booking charges

Booking charges are deducted when you pay your eventual wedding or partnership charges. The charges are converted into cancelling charges in the case of a mutation or cancellation. Charges are due on each new booking you make.

Other charges

Charges 2024
Bell-ringing from the Nieuwe Kerk on arrival and departure€ 120.60
Marriage booklet white plastic€ 22.65
Marriage booklet dark-blue leather€ 46.80
Calligraphic marriage booklet€ 27.85
Municipal witnesses€ 43.50

Paying charges

You can pay your charges until 6 weeks before the day of your wedding or partnership. You will be paying the charges that apply at the time of payment, even if you already paid booking charges in the preceding year. Please account for the fact that tariffs are adapted by 1 January each year.