Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships
Our Registration Office is currently closed to the public.
Register a death or stillbirth
An electronic system is now in place to register a death or a stillbirth.
Please call our registration office on 028 9027 0455 and we will complete the process by telephone.
Register a birth
You can now register your child, without the HS123 registration form, at your GP practice.
Marriage and civil partnership notices
We are only accepting applications for religious and humanist marriage notices by post.
Current marriage notices are valid for one year.
Weddings and civil partnerships
We have cancelled all weddings or civil partnership ceremonies. We are unable to carry out ceremonies at Belfast City Hall, Belfast Castle, Malone House or at external venues. We are continuing to contact any couples who this affects.
We are currently not taking any bookings for marriages or civil partnerships.
If you have any queries, please email email@example.com and we will contact you as soon as possible.
Registration office opening hours
|Monday to Thursday
9.30am to 4.15pm
||9.30am to 3.45pm
|Saturday and Sunday
|Public and bank holidays
||View holiday arrangements
Get advice on religious marriages, civil marriages, marriage fees and the documents you'll need to get married.
Get advice on the fees 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 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.
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.