Births, deaths, marriages, and citizenship

Register a birth

Register your baby's birth. Book online for an appointment.

Register a death or stillbirth

Practical guide for the bereaved. Book online for an appointment.


The online resource for your ceremony in East Sussex. Including marriage, civil partnership, baby naming and giving notice.

Order certificates

How to get copies of birth, marriage or death certificates.

Name changes

How to change your name so it is recognised officially.

Our Register Offices

Contact details, opening hours and directions for our Register Offices.

Marriage venue licencing

For venues looking to host civil marriage and civil partnership ceremonies, and for congregations looking to register their building as a place of worship and/or marriage.

British Citizenship and Settling in the UK

Applying to be a British citizen, and citizenship ceremonies.

The Registration Academy

The Registration Academy provides industry specific training for local authority officers working within civil registration.