Contact the register offices

Offices closed Wednesday 15 January

Pontefract Register Office is closed from 11.20am on Wednesday 15 January. The office will be open as normal the next day.

Wakefield Register Office is closed from 12pm until 3pm on Wednesday 15 January.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Wakefield

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

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

See this location on a Google Map

​Pontefract

Pontefract Registration Office
Town Hall
Pontefract
WF8 1PG

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

See this location on a Google Map

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.

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.