Births, ceremonies and deaths

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Registration Service

Our offices, including those in libraries, are open as normal for birth registrations and notices of marriage or civil partnership appointments.

You can arrange telephone appointments for death and stillbirth registrations using our online booking system. We are experiencing a high volume of demand for these appointments. Availability is updated continuously on our online system, please continue to check this.

Please see individual notices on our pages for more information.

  • Certificate copies

    Get a certificate for a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death that happened in Essex