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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

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Local registration office

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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.

Citizenship ceremonies

The final step in the process of becoming an official British Citizen.

Registration Service Standards

Find out about our commitment to statutory standards.


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My Family and Local History

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