Get in touch
Births and deaths
To book an appointment to register a birth or death, or to order a copy certificate, follow the links below
Parents wishing to register a stillbirth or death of a child should contact us using the contact us form below and mark as urgent. The team will respond to you directly. Alternatively check with your midwife or healthcare professional as they may have already made contact with us.
Marriages and civil partnerships
To order a marriage or civil partnership certificate, please visit our order a certificate webpage for more information.
For marriage and civil partnership ceremony enquiries and bookings, please fill in the ceremony enquiry form. Our emails are monitored Monday to Friday during office hours.
Our phone lines are currently closed as they are being prioritised for registering deaths. For urgent marriage and civil partnership enquiries outside of office hours, please call the Out of Hours service.
European Settlement Scanning and Verification Service
This service is currently suspended. Please see full guidance on how to scan your documents from home using your own device.
For more can be found on our European Settlement Scanning and Verification Service page.
For ceremony enquiries: Make a ceremony enquiry
For all other Register Office enquiries:
Before you fill in this form
You won't be able to save this form to complete later, so please allow yourself a couple of minutes to fill in the form.
We aim to respond to your enquiry within five working days.
Opening times / office hours
- 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 urgent marriage and civil partnership enquiries, outside of these office hours, please call the Out of Hours service on 023 8023 3344 and they will contact us directly.
Getting to the register office
Southampton Register Office
6a Bugle Street
View the location of Southampton Register Office on a Google map or use the My Journey route planner to travel to Southampton Register Office by public transport.
Find parking near the Register Office by entering 'Bugle Street' into the search field of our parking map.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment time. Bring all the correct documents with you or your appointment may need to be rescheduled.
If you are late for your appointment or do not attend your notice of marriage or civil partnership, your appointment fee will be retained.
If you are unable to keep your appointment, please use the ceremony enquiry form.
For marriage and civil partnership notice appointments, you should give at least two working days’ notice to cancel or move your appointment. Please check your terms and conditions.
After using our services please fill in our customer survey. We are always interested in your feedback and ideas and appreciate your comments.
Booking terms and conditions
Download the Terms and Conditions of Acceptance for ceremonies and other services offered by Southampton Registration Services.