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Your Borough Of Poole

Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships

Poole Register Office is responsible for the registration of births and deaths for Poole District. We also conduct civil marriage ceremonies, including civil partnerships at the Guildhall and at licensed premises.

The Nationality Checking Service and Citizenship Ceremonies are also held at the Guildhall

All services are by appointment only.

Appointments for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships are available Monday to Thursday between 9am and 4pm, and on Friday between 9am and 3:30.

Appointments for the Nationality Checking Service are on Tuesdays only between 9am and 4pm.

Our telephone lines are open Monday to Thursday from 8:15am to 4:30pm and Friday from 8:15am to 4pm.

To make an appointment to register a Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership, or to order a certificate: 01202 633744

We hold all birth, death and marriage registers for the district of Poole dating back from 1837. Please visit our Ordering Certificates page for further information.

Where To Find Us

Parking at the Guildhall is restricted to ceremonial vehicles only. However, there is a multi-storey car park and a pay-and-display car park on Hill Street (BH15 1NR), as well as a multi-storey car park on Old Orchard (BH15 1SB).

(Please note: Do not use the steps on the front of the building. The entrance to the building is opposite the flats.)