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Website Maintenance and Payments Offline

Due to maintenance, our website may be unavailable at times from midnight on Friday 10 July to 6pm on Sunday 12 July. 

Our payment system will be unavailable on Sunday 12 July from 12:30 to 4:30pm. We can't take any payments while we complete this process.

We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause, but we'll have things back up and running normally as soon as possible.

Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships

There have been changes to this service. Please see our information for residents during the coronavirus pandemic pages for more details.


Obtaining a Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate
How to request a certificate
Marriages and Civil Partnership Ceremonies
Advice and guidance about marriage and civil partnership ceremonies
Giving Legal Notice of Marriage or Civil Partnership
How to give notice of a marriage or civil partnership in West Berkshire
Renewal of Vows and Naming Ceremonies
Naming ceremonies and renewing vows in West Berkshire
Licensing Your Venue for Marriages and Civil Partnerships
How to licence a venue for marriages and civil partnerships
Registering a Birth
Registering a birth in West Berkshire
Registering a Death
How to register a death in West Berkshire
Cemeteries and Crematoriums
Management of cemeteries and crematoriums
Citizenship Ceremonies
Citizenship Ceremonies in West Berkshire
Coroners and Inquests
Contacting a coroner or finding out about an inquest

Who To Contact