Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships
Registration office opening hours
Please note: The registration office will open at 10.30am on Monday 21 October due to staff training.
The registrar's office is at Belfast City Hall.
|Monday to Thursday
||9.30am to 4.15pm
||9.30am to 3.45pm
|Saturday and Sunday
|Public and bank holidays
||View holiday arrangements
To book an appointment please call us on 028 9027 0455 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide a contact telephone number when possible. An appointment is essential for marriage and civil partnership notices.
Parents are reminded they have 42 days to register a birth and also a birth can be registered at any district registration office. View the full list of registration offices on NIDirect's website.
Find out how to order copies of birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates.
Find out how to register a birth, who can register and what you'll receive when you register.
Get advice on religious marriages, civil marriages, marriage fees and the documents you'll need to get married.
Download a civil partnerships notice form and get advice on the fees, legal requirements and the documents you'll need to form a civil partnership.
View our list of approved venues and how much it costs to hold your ceremony in these venues. Venue owners can find out how to apply to hold civil marriages and partnership ceremonies.
Find out how to register a death, who can register and what you'll receive when you register.
Find out how to register a still birth and check what documents you'll need to bring when you register.
Get details of all fees relating to burials and cremations.
Find out how to book a burial in a new or existing grave.
View opening hours for City of Belfast Crematorium and find out about the types of cremation services available.