Guildhall (Register Office)


The Register Office
The Guildhall
Market Street
BH15 1NF

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Reception works

From Monday 11 March, the reception area at the Guildhall is undergoing a significant refurbishment. This is due to last for up to 4 weeks. 

There may be more noise experienced than normal, however appointments and ceremonies will be unaffected and business will continue as usual.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 9am to 4:30pm

Friday: 9am to 4pm

Services at the Poole Register Office

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.

You can book an appointment online to:

or alternatively you can also phone 01202 633744.

Contact details

Page last updated: 05 March 2019
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