COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : Latest information and advice

What is the current situation with the COVID -19 (Coronavirus) and where to find more information.

Information from the London Borough of Sutton

COVID-19 Register Office

Registrar Services

Birth registrations

Congratulations on the birth of your baby. We would like to thank you for your patience during the lockdown period. 

Please note face coverings must be worn at ALL times during your appointment to register your baby, we thank you for your cooperation. 

Book an appointment

If your baby is now more than 5 weeks old please contact us on 0208 770 4721 to book an appointment. 


Ordering a copy certificate

All certificate applications must be made online, please do not attend the Register Office in person to make an application as you will not be granted access to the building without an appointment. 

If you wish to order a birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate using the standard service which will be issued and posted out within 10 working days, please complete the online application form below

Ordering a copy of a certificate

If you need your certificate urgently you can apply using our priority service. Priority certificates will be issued and posted out on the following working day. Please complete the online form below to apply using the priority service

Priority Certificate 

If you require a birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate and are unsure of any details relating to the event, please contact the General Register Office who should be able to help. 


Notice of Marriage or Civil Partnership

You can now make an appointment to give your notice of marriage - please contact our office on 0208 770 6790. Please note you will be asked to pay the fee of £35 each over the phone to secure your appointment.

Face coverings must be worn at ALL times throughout your appointment to give notice. We thank you for your cooperation. 

Marriage and Civil Partnership ceremonies

The Prime Minister announced that weddings can go ahead from 4th July 2020 provided social distance measures are in place.

The maximum guest capacity we can currently accommodate at Russettings is 12 (this does not include either party to the marriage or a photographer) 

We will update you as and when this changes. 


Citizenship ceremonies

Citizenship Ceremonies will resume on Wednesday's in August. You can book your ceremony by calling our office on 0208 770 6790. Please do not attempt to book your ceremony until you have received your invitation letter. 

Due to current restrictions we will not be permitting any guests at our group Citizenship Ceremonies. If you wish to invite guests or attend on a different day, you will need to book a private ceremony at a cost of £110 per adult.