Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships
We can help you with the legal formalities and registration process.
Lewisham Register Office
Find out what changes we have made to our Register Office in response to COVID-19.
Giving notice to marry or form a civil partnership
If you wish to get married or form a civil partnership in a religious or civil ceremony, you will need to give notice at the Register Office.
Book your ceremony
Find out about the venues in the borough licensed for non-religious weddings and civil partnerships.
We can supply certificates for births, deaths, marriage and civil partnerships
Guidance for the Clergy and authorised persons
Marriage certificate and register stock - Closure, return and destruction.
Registering a birth
Book an appointment to register a birth.
This section takes you through the arrangements you may have to make when someone dies, and gives information on the support you can get.
We keep records of the births, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths registered in the borough from 1837 to the present.
Getting to the Register Office
Find out how to find the Register Office and the transport options available.
This page outlines what you can expect from the registration service. You can also find out how we are performing within our service.
Search burial and cremation records online
We manage nearly 400,000 burial and cremation records. You can search them all online using a service called Deceased Online.
See charges for certificates, ceremonies, corrections and more.