COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

This is affecting us all at work and at home. We’re working hard to keep services running and focusing on the most critical. This means some services may be affected. For help, call 08085 834333.

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Births, deaths and ceremonies

Ceremonies births deaths and ceremonies

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We are only offering a telephone service to register a death.

We are unable to deliver the following services to customers:

  • Re-registrations
  • Birth registrations (You can now make a claim for Child Benefit or Universal Credit prior to the birth being registered)
  • Ceremonies
  • Corrections (unless an emergency, for example stopping a funeral taking place)
  • Notice of marriage appointments
  • Change of name deeds
  • Copy certificates – by post only, however, postal charges waived
  • Preliminary appointments

Copy certificates

How to order a copy certificates for births, marriages and deaths.

Coventry Register Office

For the registration of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships and other celebratory services within the city of Coventry.

Cheylesmore Manor Ceremony Suite

Availability and costs of ceremony rooms at Cheylesmore Manor (Coventry register office).

Register Office and Cheylesmore Manor Ceremony Suite

How we use your data and who we share it with.


Change of name

How to change your name by Deed Poll.

Commemorative certificates

How to order your commemorative certificates for births, naming ceremonies, marriages, renewal of vows and commitment ceremonies.

Preliminary ceremony appointment

Come and have a chat with our ceremony co-ordinator prior to your special day.

Certificates following declaration

If you have declared a birth or death that took place in Coventry, in another district and now wish to apply for a copy of the birth or death certificate you can apply online.

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