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Birth and death certificates, marriages and citizenship

Register a birth or death, arrange a wedding or civil partnership and find information about applying for citizenship.

Order a copy of a certificate

Find out how you can order copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates.

How to amend a birth, death or marriage certificate

Read information about the relevant forms and where to send them to make changes to a certificate.

Register a birth

How to register a birth in Westminster.

Coronavirus: Register a death

Please find all the information required to register a death with us during this difficult time.

Register a stillbirth

How to register a stillbirth.

On the day of your ceremony

What you need to know and do to prepare for a marriage or civil partnership ceremony.

A Day to Remember

Iconic weddings in Westminster.

Planning your ceremony

Before having your marriage or civil partnership ceremony, there are several important things you need to do.

Converting your civil partnership to a marriage

Couples in an existing same-sex civil partnership may now convert their civil partnership to a marriage.

Giving notice to marry or form a civil partnership

You will need to book an appointment to declare that you intend to marry or form a civil partnership.

Get help applying for British citizenship

See what your options are if you want to apply for British citizenship.

Arrange your citizenship ceremony

Read how to book and attend a ceremony.

EU settlement scheme - ID document scanning service

EU-EEA and Swiss citizens and their families can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to remain living in the UK after 30 June 2021.

Contact Westminster Register Office

Contact details and opening times, giving notice of intention to marry or form a civil partnership and ordering copy certificates.

Registrar's office - coronavirus information

Read about our register office lockdown measures.

Westminster Registration Service - Coronavirus FAQs

See our Frequently Asked Questions about the Westminster Registration Service.

Renewing your vows

How and when you can renew your vows in a civil ceremony.

Opposite sex civil partnerships

Information on opposite sex civil partnerships

Open evenings at The Old Marylebone Town Hall

Due to the national lockdown, open evenings are currently closed.

Ceremony, appointment or certificate cancellation or refund

How to claim for a ceremony, appointment or certificate cancellation or refund

Locations of Westminster registration records

Information on records held at The Register Office.

Order a ceremonies brochure

If you would like a copy of our free ceremonies brochure sent to your home, fill in the form and we will send it to you.

Pre-order wedding confetti

If you are getting married at the Old Marylebone Town Hall you can now pre-order confetti for that all important ‘confetti shot’ on the iconic front steps.

Order a ceremonies brochure

Order a copy of our ceremonies brochure.

Giving notice of intention in exceptional circumstances

How to make an urgent appointment to give notice if your circumstances for getting married/forming a civil partnership are exceptional.