Blackpool register office

The register office operates as Blackpool registration service.

Registration service locations

Service locations
LocationOpening HoursServices Provided
The Town Hall              
Talbot Square
FY1 1AD 

Monday to Friday:
9.00am to 4.30pm 

  • Birth and death appointments
  • Birth re-registration appointments
  • Provisional ceremony bookings
  • Ceremony advice
  • Notice appointment booking
  • Copy certificate production
  • Marriage and Civil Partnership ceremonies in the council chamber
  • Citizenship ceremonies in the council chamber
The Wedding Chapel
Festival House
People's Promenade
FY1 1AP 

Monday to Friday:
10.00am to 3.00pm

Weekends and bank holidays:
For ceremonies only

  • Provisional ceremony bookings including Citizenship ceremonies 
  • Ceremony advice
  • Notice appointment booking
  • Notice appointments
  • Ceremony final payments
  • Marriage and Civil Partnership ceremonies
  • Private Citizenship ceremonies
  • EU Settlement Scheme (drop-in on Fridays only)

Talbot and Brunswick Children's Centre 
Gorton Street
FY1 3JW                          

Registrar's opening hours
Mondays: 9.00am to 4.30pm 



  • Birth appointments
Grange Park Children's Centre               
31 Dingle Avenue

Registrar's opening hours
Wednesdays: 9.00am to 4.30pm

  • Birth appointments

Road works and road closures

There are currently major roadworks taking place within the town centre. The Town Hall is situated in Talbot Square, which is our main office for registering births and deaths and conducting marriage ceremonies in the council chamber.

  • The Town Hall will remain accessible to pedestrians throughout the roadworks
  • We are currently discouraging ceremony bookings for the council chamber due to the potential noise disturbance, but if you would like like to discuss a possible ceremony, please speak to our ceremonies team on 01253 477177.
  • Read the up-to-date information regarding Blackpool's road closures.

Helpful information

  • Please note that registering births, deaths, stillbirths,  birth re-registrations and giving the legal preliminaries to form a marriage or civil partnership are strictly by appointment only.
  • Please ensure you arrive on time for your appointment otherwise the registrar may not be able to see you.
  • Most appointments last for 30 minutes, however a double notice appointment may take from 40 minutes to one hour.
  • You can book your birth or death appointment online below.
  • Please phone us to book a stillbirth appointment, a birth re-registration or to book the legal preliminaries (give notice) to form a marriage or civil partnership. Our phone number is 01253 477 177.



If the online service offers an appointment more than 5 days after the date of death, and there is no coroner involvement, please ring us instead to ensure an earlier appointment. There is no charge for registering a birth or death however a certified copy of the birth or death entry is currently £11 at the time of registration and afterwards. (Different fees then apply for obtaining certificates based on speed of production and postage options required).


In 2017 we registered:

  • 2,952 births (of which 46 re-registrations added the natural father to the birth record after the initial registration and 140 were re-registered due to the parents marrying each other)
  • 3,044 deaths
  • 1,107 preliminary notices for marriage or civil partnership

We also:

  • Booked 660 provisional ceremonies
  • Performed 541 ceremonies
  • Issued 4,372 copy birth, marriage, civil partnership and death certificates (not including those issued at the time of the registration appointment) of which 836 were fast-tracked