Peterborough Register Office

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update:

Register Office: The office is open for pre-booked appointments only. For all other enquiries please call 01733 864646.

Marriages and civil partnership ceremonies: Ceremonies held at the Register Office are still subject to some restrictions, including the number of guests who can attend. For more information, please visit our marriages and civil partnerships page.

Birth registrations: You can continue to register the birth of your baby. There may be a longer wait than usual for an appointment and we thank you for your patience. For more information, please go to the Register a birth page.

Death registrations: From 25 March 2022 onwards, death registrations need to be completed in-person at the Register Office and will no longer be done over the telephone. We ask that one person attends the appointment, although a second person may accompany them for support. For more information, please go to the Register a death page.

Citizenship Ceremonies: we are holding virtual citizenship ceremonies. To book a place, please contact us on 01733 864646. Details of how to join your virtual ceremony will be sent to you after you have made your booking.

Certificates: Orders can only be taken for certificates from recently registered births and deaths. The priority service is suspended.

Updated: 1 July 2022


Peterborough Register Office provides a professional registration service for life's important events such as births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships as well as celebratory services such as citizenship ceremonies, naming ceremonies, and the renewal of marriage vows.

Contact the Register Office

We are based at:

The Register Office,
33 Thorpe Road,

Our contact details are:

If you email us, please include your telephone number and a brief summary of your query.

Please note that you can call us on the above number to:

  • order a certificate
  • book an appointment for a birth or death registration
  • book a citizenship ceremony

For all other enquiries, our call centre will take your contact details as we operate a call back service. We aim to respond to all enquiries within 14 days.

Opening hours

Our call centre helpdesk answers all our incoming telephone calls and is open 8am until 6pm Monday to Friday to take certificate orders, book appointments and respond to telephone enquiries. For complex matters we operate a call back service.

Appointments at the Register Office and over-the-counter certificate orders can be made within the following times:

Peterborough Register Office opening times
Day Hours
Monday 9am until 4pm
Tuesday 9am until 4pm
Wednesday 9am until 4pm
Thursday 9am until 6.30pm (telephone enquiries until 6pm only)
Friday 10am until 4pm
Saturday By previous appointment only
Sunday Closed

Other than welcoming disability assistance dogs, we do not allow animals in the building.


Free limited car parking is available at the Register Office. Please ensure you allow plenty of time before your appointment as alternative off-site parking may have to be found if all of our allocated parking bays are full.

Data protection (GDPR)

The Register Office for Peterborough is required by law to gather data on births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships. We value your privacy and so you can find out more about how we use your data through the Register Office Privacy Notice and the Register Office's list of processing activities.

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