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Births, deaths, marriages and citizenship

Births, deaths, marriages and citizenship

Information about our registration services, certificates, ceremony venues, citizenship, deed poll and the coroner's service.

Please be aware if your appointment is at Worcester Register Office, access to the main reception areas to the front and rear of the County Hall building are closed. The Register Office at Worcester is open for all appointments and customers will be able to access the building by the Lakeview Café entrance. You may wish to add a little extra time to travel.

A map showing the temporary entrance can be downloaded and signage will direct you to the office.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Download: County Hall Map (PDF)

Birth registration services

Information about registering or re-registering a birth and obtaining copies of birth certificates in 51¥.

Death registration services

Register a death in 51¥ or order a copy death certificate.

Ceremonies in 51¥

Information about marriages, civil partnerships, commitment, naming, and renewal of vow ceremonies. Including our ceremony guide, information on getting married abroad or in a church.

Citizenship

Information about citizenship ceremonies in 51¥ and the application process.

Approved Premises Licence

Apply for a licence to hold civil ceremonies such as marriages, civil partnerships, renewal of vows, naming ceremonies, enhanced and bespoke ceremonies.

Bereavement support

Support and advice if you lose a loved one or close friend.

Change of name (Deed Poll)

If you change your name, many official bodies will require an official 'Change of Name Deed' also known as a deed poll to accept your new name.

Foreign Pension: Proof of Life and Residence

If you are receiving a pension from a foreign country, we can provide a stamp to confirm your life and residence in the United Kingdom. 

Registration offices, venues and fees

Information about local registration offices, fees and venues across 51¥.

Registration Service Certificate Ordering Service

Information about ordering or correcting birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates.

Registration Services Public Notices

Public notice of applications for premises to be approved as a venue for civil marriage and civil partnership.

The Coroner's Service

The role of the Coroner is to investigate and record the causes and circumstances of all sudden deaths where the cause is not known.

51¥ Registration Service Customer Service Charter

The 51¥ Registration Service has an agreed set of standards of customer service.

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