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Births, deaths and marriages

Coronavirus (COVID-19): births, deaths and marriages updates

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Changes over Christmas and New Year

Rochdale Register Office will be open for ceremonies by prior arrangement. If you require a Registrar urgently when the office is closed please contact 0300 303 8875 for further advice.

Rochdale Register Office opening times:

Thursday, 24 December 2020:  9am-3pm
Friday, 25 December 2020-Monday, 28 December 2020: closed
Tuesday, 29 December 2020-Wednesday, 30 December 2020: 9am-4.45pm
Thursday, 31 December 2020: 9am-3pm
Friday, 1 January 2021-Sunday, 3 January 2021: closed
Monday, 4 January 2021: 9am-4.45pm

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Registering a birth icon

Registering a birth

Details of who can register a birth, when and how.


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Copy certificates

How to apply for a copy birth, marriage or death certificate.


Marriages and civil partnerships icon

Marriages and civil partnerships

Book a marriage or civil partnership, giving notice and more.


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Registering a death

Details of who can register a death, when and how.


Arrange a funeral icon

Arrange a funeral

How to arrange a funeral, details of cemeteries and memorials.


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Family history

How to trace your family tree or get more information on your family. 


More services

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Coroners Office

Contacting the coroner, inquest hearings, inquest openings and more.


Citizenship ceremonies icon

Citizenship ceremonies

A citizenship ceremony is were you promise to respect the rights, freedoms and laws of the UK.


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Tell Us Once

When someone dies we'll make sure a number of government departments know.


Change of name deeds icon

Change of name deeds

Details of how to apply for a name deed.


Birth certificate amendments icon

Birth certificate amendments

How and when you can re-register a birth.


Naming ceremonies icon

Naming ceremonies

A naming ceremony is a non-religious way of announcing the names chosen for your child and your reasons behind it.


Registering a stillbirth icon

Registering a stillbirth

Details on how to register a stillbirth.


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01 March 2018

Rochdale Town Hall is currently closed, but you can take a virtual tour.