Contact the register offices

Registration services are open but with restricted access only, by appointment, for registration of births and notices of marriage


Wakefield

The office will be closed from 12pm on Wednesday 21st October for staff training and will re-open at 2:45pm

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

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

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​Pontefract

The office will be closed from 12pm on Wednesday 21st October for staff training and will re-open at 2:45pm

Pontefract Registration Office
Town Hall
Pontefract
WF8 1PG

Phone: 0345 4 852 888Email: 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.

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.