Normal office hours 8:30am to 5:00pm contact number 0300 303 8667

Emergency cover is also available for the issue of urgent burial certificates and for marriage and civil partnerships by Registrar General’s Licence only.

This would apply where one party to the marriage or civil partnership is seriously ill and is not expected to recover.

For criteria on when we can issue an urgent burial certificate please see registering a death.

The emergency cover service is available 9:00 to 11:00am on all weekends and bank holidays except Christmas Day.

To contact the Duty Registrar, please call the council’s out of hours emergency line: 0300 303 8671.

Death registrations

Registering a death

Birth registrations

Registering a birth

Marriages and civil partnerships

Wedding and civil partnership ceremonies

British citizenship

Citizenship ceremonies

Applications for historical certificates

Apply for birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates