Births, deaths and ceremonies

Registering births and deaths, applying for copies of certificates, arranging ceremonies, venue applications, citizenship and the coroner service.

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Contact a register office

How to find and contact register offices in Suffolk; registration services provided by appointment only and opening times for register offices.

How to register a birth

Information about registering a birth and making changes to birth registrations.

How to register a death

Information about registering a death and the work of HM Coroner for Suffolk.


How to arrange a marriage, civil partnership, renewal of vows, commitment, or naming ceremony

British citizenship

Information on how the Nationality Checking Service can help you apply for British citizenship and how to book a place at a citizenship ceremony.

The coroner service in Suffolk

The coroner is responsible for investigating deaths in Suffolk to find out how, when and where they occurred.

Apply for a venue licence for marriages and civil partnerships

This licence will allow people to get married, or hold a civil partnership, at your venue.

Apply for a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate

We can provide you with copy certificates for any birth, death, marriage or civil partnership that took place in Suffolk since July 1837.