Registration Services COVID-19 Update

For information on registering births, deaths and marriage ceremonies during the Coronavirus pandemic please visit Worcestershire County Council website.

Life Events

Births, Marriages and Deaths

From Monday 30th March the registration offices in Worcestershire will be closed to the public.

Registration Services at Worcestershire County Council register all births and deaths in Worcestershire and conduct and register Civil Marriages and Civil Partnerships plus non-statutory ceremonies including Naming Ceremonies and Re-affirmation of Vows. They also deal with changes of name (Deed Poll) and citizenship ceremonies. 

Copy Certificates

Registration Services also provide copy or replacement certificates for births, deaths and marriages held in their registers (1837 – present).

Registering A Birth

These are currently suspended. Those requiring to register a birth in order to make application for benefits are able to do so without registering the birth. Further information can be found at:

Further information relating to the registration service can be found at:

Registering A Death

Update: Regulations were introduced that enables deaths to be registered in a different way.
From Wednesday 1st April, informants will be able to book a ‘telephone registration’. A registrar will then call on the chosen date/time to register the death with you. The form for the funeral will then be sent directly to the funeral director to negate collecting it from the registrar.

Getting Married

Information on how to arrange a wedding or civil ceremony is available from Worcestershire County Council registration service. 


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