Manchester City Council

Births, marriages, deaths & nationality Manchester Registration Service - contact and location details

Opening hours

Please Note: the office will be closed on Friday 15th June as we are moving offices (just downstairs to the first floor of Heron House). We will, however,  be open as usual for any pre-booked ceremonies. If you need to contact us urgently on that day between the hours of 9am and 4.30pm, regarding a burial within 24 hours or a ceremony due to take place imminently, you should ring 07904 417 282 and leave a message. A member of staff will ring you back as soon as possible.  We will only be able to respond to urgent enquiries. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Our usual opening hours are:

Monday to Friday 9 am to 4.30pm
(Registration of Births, Deaths or Marriage / Civil Partnership is by appointment only)

Please note: we are closed from 2.30pm on the afternoon of the first Tuesday of every month.

On Saturdays we are only open for:

- Pre-booked Marriage / Civil Partnership Notice appointments (9 am to 12 noon)
- Pre-booked ceremonies conducted in the Pankhurst Suite (9 am to 3 pm)
- Urgent burials required within 24 hours

On Sundays and Bank Holidays the Register Office is usually closed - except for urgent burials required within 24 hours.

From time to time the Register Office is open for special events outside of our usual opening hours.




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