Births, deaths and marriages

Births, deaths and marriages


New Registration Fees

With effect from 1 November 2017 the government will be introducing new fees for civil registration statutory services. For further information please see How to register a birth, Corrections to birth, death and marriage certificates, Re-register your child or change their name and Give notice of a marriage or civil partnership.

The European Passport Return Service

The European Passport Return Service is available at the Register Office, 106 Grove Road, London E17 9BY.  This will be a walk-In service from Monday to Friday between 9am to 12pm. Walthamstow Library, Leyton, Leytonstone and Chingford Library will continue to provide a walk-in service from Monday to Friday between 9am to 2pm. (This is not a Nationality Checking Service)

This is a support service for a registration certificate or a document certifying permanent residence. You can only use this service if you have made an online application via UK Visas and Immigration. For further information please click here. The price is £20 plus packing.

The Register Office offers several services including registration of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships and citizenship.

To find out about our opening hours and make an appointment, go to Waltham Forest Register Office


The Forest Suite is based in the Waltham Forest Registration Office in the heart of Walthamstow village.
Details of Waltham Forest Register Office and the services offered
Applications to become a British citizen are processed by the Home Office.
Waltham Forest Town Hall is a Grade II listed building with beautiful rooms for ceremonies