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Births, Deaths and Ceremonies

Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships

Coronavirus update

Read about our current arrangements for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.

Registration Office opening hours

The Registration Office is operating an appointment only service (link opens in new window).

You can contact us at these times:

Days Times
Monday to Thursday  9.30am to 4.15pm
Friday 9.30am to 3.45pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed
Public and bank holidays View holiday arrangements 

Make an appointment

You must give at least 28 days’ notice to get married or to register your civil partnership. If you don't give this in time, you may need to postpone your marriage or civil partnership.

You must also make an appointment to register your baby’s birth.

Appointments take place at the Registration Office in Belfast City Hall.

Make an appointment

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