Births, Deaths, Marriages

COVID-19 – important changes to Registration Services

Following the announcement by the Government on Monday 23 March, ceremonies and notice appointments will NOT be taking place until further notice.  You will be contacted with further information around your options. 

We are continuing to experience an extremely high volume of calls.  Can we therefore please ask that if you have an enquiry about your ceremony booking you do not call us and instead email us at

We have set this email up to enable us to deal with ceremony enquiries more effectively.  A member of the team will endeavour to contact you about your enquiry as soon as possible.  Please note the emails will be prioritised in date order of current bookings. Further information is available on our website and we will be updating this as we get further guidance.  Thank you for your patience:

General guidance and advice from Cumbria Registration Service

Advice and guidance on marriage and civil partnership ceremonies

Important information

If you want to make a ceremony booking use our enquiry tool and one of our team will be in touch as soon as possible.

Please use our online services if you wish to make an appointment or to order a certificate.

Alternatively you can send us an email at:

Or contact us on 0300 303 2472. Due to high call volumes we recommend using our online services if you are able to do so.

HM Coroner

Information about the HM Coroner's Service in Cumbria