Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships
Register a birth
You can register your baby’s birth at the Registration Office in Belfast City Hall by appointment only.
Please call 028 9027 0290 or email BirthRegistration@belfastcity.gov.uk with your contact details to arrange a suitable date and time to complete the registration.
An appointment is essential.
Register a death or stillbirth
An electronic system is now in place to register a death or a stillbirth.
Please call our Registration Office on 028 9027 0455 and we will guide you through the process by telephone.
Marriages and civil partnerships
Following guidance from the NI Executive, marriages and civil partnerships can take place under certain restrictions.
Marriage and civil partnership notices
We are currently only accepting applications for religious and humanist marriage notices by post.
If you have any queries, please call 028 9027 0455 or email email@example.com with your contact details and we will contact you as soon as possible.
Registration office opening hours
You can contact us at the following times:
|Monday to Thursday
9.30am to 4.15pm
||9.30am to 3.45pm
|Saturday and Sunday
|Public and bank holidays
||View holiday arrangements
Get advice on religious marriages, civil marriages, marriage fees and the documents you'll need to get married.
Get advice on the fees and the documents you'll need to form a civil partnership.
View our list of approved venues and how much it costs to hold your ceremony in these venues. Venue owners can find out how to apply to hold civil marriages and partnership ceremonies.
Find out how to order copies of birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates.
Find out how to register a birth, who can register and what you'll receive when you register.
Find out how to register a death, who can register and what you'll receive when you register.
Find out how to register a still birth and check what documents you'll need to bring when you register.
Get details of all fees relating to burials and cremations.
Find out how to book a burial in a new or existing grave.
View opening hours for City of Belfast Crematorium and find out about the types of cremation services available.