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Visit or contact the Register Office

What to do before you visit, our address, opening hours and contact information.

Before you visit 

If you want to register a birth or death, or to give notice of marriage or civil partnership, you must book an appointment in advance.

If you want to book a marriage or civil partnership ceremony, visit our ceremonies website for information.

If you want to book a citizenship ceremony, you should check the information about citizenship ceremonies first.

Islington Council Registrars also cover registrations for the City of London Corporation, which is the square mile at the heart of the financial centre in the city. See a map of the area

Opening hours

We are open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4.30pm. We are closed from 12noon to 1pm.

On Saturday and Sunday, we are open for pre-booked ceremonies and appointments only. Our reception is closed at weekends.


Islington and City of London Register Office, Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, London, N1 2UD

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