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Births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships and citizenship

We can help you with legal formalities and processes.
Scam alert

We are aware that a number of residents have received a text messages that says it is from Lewisham Crime Enforcement, telling the person they have outstanding fines and to click on a link and pay immediately.


If you receive a text message, please ignore and report to www.actionfraud.police.uk. 

Registering a birth

Find out how 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.

Giving notice

Give notice to get married or form a civil partnership in a religious or civil ceremony.

Book your wedding or civil partnership ceremony with us

Our venues and their fees and locations.

British citizenship

How to apply for British citizenship and book a citizenship ceremony.

Order copies of certificates

We can provide certificates for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships that happened in Lewisham from 1 January 1940 onwards.

Lewisham Register Office

Find out how to find the Register Office and the transport options available.