The Register Office

Births, deaths and marriages

If you are looking to register a birth or death, or give notice to get married, or enter into a civil partnership, our registrars service is now available for more hours. Registrar services are also available at two new locations in both Walthamstow and Leytonstone Libraries.

You can book your appointments online as usual where a choice of locations is now available. Our death registration service continues at Whipps Cross and you can still book ceremonies at Grove Road. Please click the appointment type you require for further details.

The Register Office offers the following services:

Record searches

You can have access to the Register Office indexes for a maximum of 6 hours. There is a fee of £18. When you've found the record you want, you can order a copy certificate.

Our Services Click to get info

Grove Road

Marriage, Civil Partnership and Citizenship Ceremonies

Walthamstow Library

Births, Stillbirths, Deaths, Notices for Marriage and Civil Partnerships

Leytonstone Library

Births, Stillbirths, Deaths, Notices for Marriage and Civil Partnerships

Copy Certificates / Record Searches

Re-Registrations and Corrections


Our address Click to get info

106 Grove Road
E17 9BY

Address (from Monday 19 August)

Walthamstow Central Library
High Street
E17 7JN

Leytonstone Library
6 Church Lane
E11 1HG

Opening hours Click to get info

  • Monday to Saturday, 9am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday Closed  Ceremonies Only
  • Sunday Closed Ceremonies Only
  • Closed on Bank Holidays
  • Closed on 25 and 26 December and 1 January

If you need to get a burial certificate out of hours for a burial within 24 hours, please call 020 8496 3000 between 10am to 12 midday. This service is not provided on Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.


Parking at all locations Click to get info

Please plan your journey and allow plenty of time as there are parking restrictions at all sites. Use the tfl website to plan your journey.

Please allow plenty of time as there are parking restrictions in the area.​​​​​​​

The Civil Partnerships Opposite-sex Couples Regulations 2019 has now been approved in Parliament.

The regulations will come into force on 2 December 2019.

We are able to now take bookings for couples to give notice from 2 December 2019 which will allow the first civil partnerships under the standard procedure to be formed from 31 December 2019.

Contact Click to get info

Complete a Registrars enquiry form

Telephone: 020 8496 3000
Fax: 020 8509 1388