Call our main office for all bookings and urgent enquiries on 01225 47 72 34 (9am to 3.45pm, Monday to Friday), or email us for non-urgent enquiries at email@example.com and we will aim to get back to you within two working days.
Birth registrations are face-face appointments at the Guildhall, Keynsham and Midsomer Norton. Book an appointment to register a birth which took place in Bath and North East Somerset online, or call us. Visit our web page for more details
Marriages and civil partnerships
From 29 March 2021
You can get married or form a civil partnership with a legal limit of 6 people (legal limit of people includes the couple, witnesses and guests (guests include babies and children).
Please do not turn up with additional guests as they will be turned away.
From 12 April 2021
Legal limit will increase to 15 people.
From 17 May 2021
Legal limit will increase to 30 people.
From 21 June 2021
There will be no legal limit on how many people can attend a wedding or civil partnership (depending on the outcome of the scientific Events Research Programme).
Changing ceremony dates or venues
Contact the register office for any of the following reasons:
If you change your ceremony date (free of charge with us).
If you have cancelled your venue (you must also let the register office know to cancel your registrars).
If your notice of marriage or civil partnership expires before your new ceremony date (book an appointment at your local register office to give fresh notices - notices are valid for a year after the date you gave your notice).
To apply to reduce the waiting period (if needed).
We're also still taking new bookings for ceremonies in the future. Our contact details are above.
Citizenship ceremonies take place on Thursday mornings at 10am. To book a ceremony, call us on 01225 47 72 34 (9am to 3.45pm, Monday to Friday). You can also book a private or virtual ceremony at other times for a fee of £120.