Births, ceremonies and deaths
It may take longer than usual to get an appointment at certain locations. You can book an alternative location if you need an appointment sooner.
You can book in person appointments for:
- birth registrations
- notices of marriage
- civil partnership appointments
Harlow Library is closed until Spring 2022. You can make a booking at our temporary offices at North Weald and Tye Green libraries. More appointments are available at Epping Library.
For death and stillbirth registrations, you must book a telephone appointment through our online system.
Register a stillbirth
Book an appointment to register a stillbirth
Includes renewal of vows, commitment and naming ceremonies
Convert a civil partnership into a marriage
Convert your civil partnership into a marriage
Get a certificate for a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death that happened in Essex
Order a marriage certificate after a religious wedding
You can order and pay for your marriage certificate after a wedding in a church or religious building
Information about our citizenship ceremonies
Essex Coroner's Service
Investigating sudden, unexpected deaths and treasure finds in Essex
What to do when someone dies
Information, advice and guidance on what to do when someone dies in Essex
Find your nearest registration office or get in touch