Registrars services - Coronavirus

On this page you can view update on registration services during coronavirus (COVID-19).

We are currently seeing unprecedented demand due to recent easing of ceremony restrictions. All registration requests are reviewed and prioritised. We appreciate your patience during this period.

Registration availability

The health, safety and wellbeing of our clients and colleagues is of the highest priority.

In order to minimise unnecessary travel and face to face contact all registration services are now primarily provided by telephone.

Telephone appointments are available Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm.

To enquire about general registration matters please email For enquiries about Marriage, Civil Partnership and general ceremonies please email

Alternatively you can call 01467 468 468.

Registration of birth

View details of the birth registration process.

Registration of death

Registration of Death is provided by telephone call with a registrar.

Appointments are available on weekdays between 8:45am to 5pm. To book an appointment to register a death, please call 01467 468 468 or email

If you are in possession of a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death (MCCD), please arrange for this to be scanned and emailed to

Your undertaker will be able to advise you on all aspects of the above process. However, if you have any questions relating to registration of death please call your local registration office for immediate assistance.