Registration, Births, Deaths & Marriages
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Registering a birth
Find out about registering the birth of a new baby.
Planning a ceremony
Find out about marriages and civil partnerships.
Paying my ceremony balance
Pay for your upcoming ceremony online.
Local registration office
Find out details for your local registration office.
Ordering copies of certificates
Order copies of certificates for births, deaths and marriages.
Death and bereavement
Find out what to do if a relative or friend of yours dies.
Nationality Checking Service
An optional checking service which helps in applying for citizenship.
The final step in the process of becoming an official British Citizen.
Registration Service Standards
Find out about our commitment to statutory standards.
Our collections can help you find out more about your family or local history.
My Family and Local History
Start researching your family history with our online services.
Get in touch online, by phone, minicom, fax, or book appointments.