Find out how to register the birth of your child and how to arrange a naming ceremony.


Register a death, local cemeteries and crematoria.

Register a stillbirth

Register a stillbirth, funeral arrangements and where to get advice and support.

Marriages and civil partnerships

What to do if you are arranging your wedding or civil partnership.

Get a copy of a certificate

Apply online, in person or by post and what happens after you've applied.

Family history records

Where to get registration and historical records for local and family history.


Use the nationality checking service and find out what to do if you've just become a UK citizen.