Visiting York Register Office
For the safety of our staff and customers, and to help minimise the spread of coronavirus, York Register Office is currently closed to the public, other than by appointment.
Unless you have an appointment or are attending a ceremony, please do not visit in person.
The team of experienced registrars and celebration officers at York Register Office provide information about:
- registering births
- registering deaths
- arranging civil partnership or marriage ceremonies
- conversion of a civil partnership to a marriage
- ordering copies of certificates
- naming ceremonies
- renewing vows
- British citizenship and UK passport applications
- EU Settlement Scheme ID verification service
- proof of life and residence for foreign pensions
- arranging a funeral
- civil funeral ceremonies
- registering a venue for marriage
- other approved marriage venues in York
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Location of York Register Office
For the safety of our staff and customers, and to help minimise the spread of coronavirus, York Register Office is currently closed to the public. Unless you have an appointment to register a birth, please do not visit in person.
Opening hours of York Register Office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm
- Saturdays, 10.00am to 3.00pm (ceremonies only)
Emergency contact is available from 10.00am to 11.00am on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays (not Christmas Day).
Should you need to contact us about an emergency funeral for religious reasons; telephone: 0778674859.
Facilities at York Register Office
If English is not your first language
If English is not your first language and you'd like someone to help with registering a birth, death or marriage, a relative or friend can to come to your appointment with you. The Government Language Line service can help you with translation, telephone: 0207 5201430.