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Contact Westminster Register Office

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

Published: 11 January 2021

Last updated: 20 January 2021

Contact this office for:

  • birth registrations
  • death registrations
  • corrections and re-registrations
  • certificate production
  • enquiries and ceremony bookings for marriages and civil partnerships
  • giving notice of intention for marriage or civil partnership ceremonies
  • citizenship ceremonies

Opening hours

The register office is currently open for urgent notice appointments only. Please complete this form if you need an urgent appointment to give notice if your circumstances for getting married or forming a civil partnership are exceptional. 

Examples of exceptional circumstances are where one of those getting married is seriously ill and not expected to recover, or due to undergo debilitating treatment or life-changing surgery.

If your circumstances are not exceptional, please complete this form to be notified when normal service resumes.

Book an appointment to register a death by telephone

The telephone service is in operation from Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0207 641 7500

Address for postal service only: 317 Harrow Road, London, W9 3RJ

Emergency death registration service

An emergency service for the registration of deaths (for example, religious reasons) is available on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays between 9am and midday​.

To contact a registrar between these hours please telephone 0207 641 1310.

The coroner’s service is not open at weekends or on bank holidays. If a death has to be referred to the coroner (for example, if a post mortem is required) the registrars will not be able to register the death until the coroner’s office reopens.