Contact the register offices

The Registration Service business hours in respect of the forthcoming bank holiday;

Saturday 25th May: 09.00 – 13.00hrs
Monday 27th May: CLOSED
Tuesday 28th May: return to normal opening hours Monday to Friday 09.00 to 16.30hrs, Saturday 09.00 – 13.00hrs

Outside of our opening hours customers are able to book an appointment to register a birth online OR death online.

Emergency out-of-hours service - A service is available for anyone who needs to make urgent burial arrangements or requires documentation to remove a body out of England.   This service is available between 9am and 10am each Sunday and Bank Holiday and can be accessed by contacting our Contact Centre on 0345 8 506 506. 

Wakefield​

We are closed for staff training on Wednesday 22nd May between 10:00am and 12:00pm. We're sorry for any inconvenience this might cause.

Wakefield Register Office
Wakefield Town Hall
Wood Street
Wakefield
WF1 2HQ

Phone: 0345 4 852 888
Email: wakefieldregistrars@wakefield.gov.uk

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​Pontefract

We are closed for staff training on Wednesday 22nd May between 09:00am and 13:40pm. We're sorry for any inconvenience this might cause.

Pontefract Registration Office
Town Hall
Pontefract
WF8 1PG

Phone: 0345 4 852 888
Email: wakefieldregistrars@wakefield.gov.uk

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Opening times

  • Monday - Friday 9am - 4.30pm
  • Saturday 9am - 12.30pm

Ceremonies

Email: ceremonies@wakefield.gov.uk​ ​

Out of hours services

There are services available for urgent marriages and urgent burial arrangements outside of normal working hours.