The  2016 Fees Table can be downloaded from the links in the Resources section on the right of this page.

Below is a note of Frequently Asked Questions. The current Guide to Church of England Parochial Fees for fees (published January 2015) is under Resources on the right of the page.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Guide and the FAQs are intended to help with information about parochial fees.

The 'definitions' section (in both the Guide and the FAQs) is intended to explain the meaning of the special terms used  with regard to parochial fees, including those defined in legislation. Parochial fees are regulated by Ecclesiastical law and the Guide is amended when new legislation is passed.

The FAQs (which are updated from time to time) gives answers to the more commonly asked questions.

Fees Tables 2016

Fees Table 2016 - Full table A3 (Word)

See the Resources section for further versions, including a Short Summary.

Fees from January 2016 have been set according to a formula based on the year on year increase in the RPI in September 2015 which was 0.8%. Owing to rounding corrections some fees have dropped.

Guidance from the legal office about crematorium funerals and parochial fees