Contact the register offices

Offices closed - Wednesday 3 July

We are closed for staff training on Wednesday 3 July. The Wakefield office is closed between 12 noon and 4:30pm and the Pontefract office is closed between 11am and 4:30pm. We're sorry for any inconvenience this might cause.


Wakefield​

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

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.

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.