Births, deaths and marriages

12 January 2018

If you have received an email titled 'confirmation of your simple statutory ceremony' containing incorrect information about your ceremony or venue please ignore it as it has been automatically generated in error. We can reassure you that your ceremony booking is correct. Please accept our sincere apologies for the email malfunction. 

Important information, please read - Registration Fee Changes from 1st November 2017 (PDF 8.95 KB) 

Births, deaths and ceremonies

Ceremonies already booked in 2018 will not be affected, we are still currently booking ceremonies until 31 March 2019.

Citizenship ceremonies and European Passport Return Service

We no longer offer Nationality Checking Service.

All applications for British citizenship should be made online by visiting the following website:


In case of emergency

If you need to contact a Registrar to arrange an urgent burial you can do so by phoning:

  • 07979 648 227 on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays

If you need to contact a Registrar because you or your partner are seriously ill and not expected to recover and you wish to arrange an urgent marriage or civil partnership, please phone 07900 432 445.

Display events?: