Births, marriages and deaths

How to register a birth or death, planning for a marriage/civil partnership, getting a copy certificate and more.

Changes to Denbighshire Registration Service


  • For Register Office ceremonies, only your 2 witnesses are able to attend, with no other guests
  • Ceremonies being held at a Denbighshire licenced room can proceed with limited numbers, please contact us to confirm the amount of guests allowed.
  • Please be advised that all our advice may be subject to change without notice

Anyone who has already made a booking may contact Denbighshire Registration Service by emailing:

Birth registration appointments are available now, strictly by appointment only. Please call 01824 708100 to make an appointment.

Copy certificates can only be ordered over the telephone by calling 01824 708100.

Death registrations can no longer be completed over the phone and must be completed in person by appointment. Please call 01824 708100 to make an appointment.

Services and information

Register a birth

Who can, and how to register a birth.

Marriages and civil partnerships

Giving notice, approved venues and more.

Register a death

Find out who can register a death and how.

Copy certificates

How to order a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate.

Family history (external website)

How to research your family history.

Naming ceremonies

Find out what a naming ceremony is and how to book one.

Renewal of vows

How couples can celebrate renewing their marriage vows or civil partnership promises.

Citizenship ceremonies

All applicants for British citizenship over the age of 18, have to take part in a citizenship ceremony.

Commitment ceremonies

Ceremonies for couples who do not want to marry legally but want to make a public commitment to each other.

Burials, memorials and cremations

Find out where our cemeteries are and how to get a certificate for a cremation.


What the Coroner does, inquests and contact information.

Rhyl register office

Location and contact information.

Ruthin registration office

Location and contact information.

Customer feedback survey (external website)

Denbighshire Registration Services' customer feedback survey.

Registration Services terms and conditions

View the terms and conditions for Registration Services.

Public health funerals

Information about public health funerals.