Lewisham Council - Births, deaths, marriages and citizenship

Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships

We can help you with the legal formalities and registration process for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships in the borough.

Arrange a marriage or civil partnership

​We will guide you through the legal formalities of arranging a marriage or civil partnership.

Book your ceremony with us

Venues licensed for civil weddings, partnerships and naming ceremonies.

  • Births

     We will help you register the birth of your baby quickly and easily.
  • Copy certificates

     How to get a copy of a certificate for an event registered in Lewisham.
  • Deaths

     Details on how to register the death and what to do when someone dies.
  • Historical records

     Details of how to search Lewisham's records.
  • Performance

     What you can expect from the registration service.


Register Office
368 Lewisham High Street
Se13 6lq
020 8690 2128


Opening hours:
Monday and Tuesday 9.10am–4.15pm 
Wednesday 10.10am–4.15pm 
Thursday and Friday 9.10am–4.15pm
Saturday by appointment only
Phones answered:
Monday–Friday 9am–5pm

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