More about the Register Office


Coronavirus (Covid-19) 


I need to book a Citizenship Ceremony. Are they still available?

We have started holding Citizenship ceremonies again. Please call to book 020 8770 6750

Is my birth, death or notice of marriage or civil partnership appointment still going ahead?

All appointments are currently going ahead  Please call a member of the team on 0208 770 6790. 

How to register a death?

If you need to register a death the Register Office will receive electronically the paperwork required from the Hospital or doctor.

A Registrar will then contact you to register over the phone.


What happens if I cannot register a death within 5 days?

Call our office on 0208 770 6790 to make us aware of your situation. 


What happens if I don’t register the birth of my baby within 42 days?

Contact us via email at explaining your situation with a telephone number and we will call you back to help find a solution. 


Can I still come in person and order a birth, death or marriage certificate?

Please do not come into the register office. Please go online to


Thank you for your cooperation.