Births, deaths and marriages and citizenship

Births, deaths and marriages and citizenship

Information about our registration services, certificates, ceremony venues, citizenship, deed poll and the coroner's service.

Birth registration services

Information about registering or re-registering a birth and obtaining copies of birth certificates in Worcestershire.

Death registration services

Register a death in Worcestershire or order a copy death certificate.

Ceremonies in Worcestershire

Information about marriages, civil partnerships, commitment, naming, and renewal of vow ceremonies. Including our ceremony guide, information on getting married abroad or in a church.


Information about citizenship ceremonies in Worcestershire and the application process.

Approved Premises Licence

Apply for a licence to hold civil ceremonies such as marriages, civil partnerships, renewal of vows, naming ceremonies, enhanced and bespoke ceremonies.

Bereavement support

Support and advice if you lose a loved one or close friend.

Change of name (Deed Poll)

If you change your name, many official bodies will require an official 'Change of Name Deed' also known as a deed poll to accept your new name.

Foreign Pension: Proof of Life and Residence

If you are receiving a pension from a foreign country, we can provide a stamp to confirm your life and residence in the United Kingdom. 

Registration offices, venues and fees

Information about local registration offices, fees and venues across Worcestershire.

Registration Service Certificate Ordering Service

Information about ordering or correcting birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates.

Registration Services Public Notices

Public notice of applications for premises to be approved as a venue for civil marriage and civil partnership.

The Coroner's Service

The role of the Coroner is to investigate and record the causes and circumstances of all sudden deaths where the cause is not known.

Worcestershire Registration Service Customer Service Charter

The Worcestershire Registration Service has an agreed set of standards of customer service.

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