How to register your baby's birth. Remember that a new arrival must be registered within 42 days.
Useful information to help you organise your special day, from choosing a venue to registering your marriage.
How to organise a civil partnership, which legally recognises gay and lesbian relationships, giving you the same legal rights as a married couple.
How to register buildings, from churches to pubs, to hold wedding ceremonies.
What you need to do when someone dies.
How to get copies of birth, marriage or death certificates.
How to apply to be a British citizen and what happens at a citizenship ceremony.
How to change your name so it is recognised officially.
Non-religious ceremonies can be held at registration offices, such as welcoming your child into the family or renewing marriage vows.
Contact details, opening hours and directions for East Sussex Registration Offices and outstations.