Contact the Register Office

Births and deaths

To register a birth or death, or to order a copy certificate, follow the links below:

Marriages and civil partnerships

  • For all non-urgent marriage and civil partnership enquiries and bookings complete the contact form below. Due to high demand we may not be able to respond to your enquiry within five working days
  • For urgent marriage and civil partnership enquiries, please telephone: 023 8091 5327, or 023 8023 3344 out of hours
  • To order a marriage or civil partnership certificate please order online

European Settlement Service

EU Settlement scanning and verifying service walk in service is offered Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings 9.00am - 11.00am and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons 2.30pm - 3.30pm. Please do not apply online before you visit us, as we will be unable to complete the service for you once you have applied online.

Southampton Register Office


Southampton Register Office
6a Bugle Street
SO14 2AJ

Getting there


Find parking near the Register Office by entering 'Bugle Street' into the search field of our parking map

Opening times

Normal opening times

  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Tuesday 10:00am to 4:30pm
  • Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Saturday by appointment only for ceremonies
  • For European Passport Return Service, please refer to our webpage for service hours


When attending your appointment, please ensure you arrive on time and bring all the correct documents with you or your appointment may need to be rescheduled. The failure to be on time or non attendance of a notice of marriage, civil partnership or nationality checking appointment will result in the appointment fee being retained.

If you are unable to keep your appointment please contact us by telephone on 023 8091 5327.

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