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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Registration services and Coronavirus updates

Focusing on the health and wellbeing of our staff and customers is our top priority. In line with national guidance and government recommendations we have taken steps to reschedule services we provide where possible.

Coronavirus updates

Focusing on the health and wellbeing of our staff and customers is our top priority. In line with national guidance and government recommendations we have rescheduled ceremonies and appointments where possible.

If the below information does not answer your questions or concerns regarding a current booking or appointment, please contact us

Any updates and changes will be published on this website first.

Registration of births

The Government is now allowing birth registrations to take place and we've prepared our offices to make them Covid-secure.

Appointments for births are being offered at the following offices:

  • Loughborough
  • Coalville
  • Hinckley
  • Glenfield
  • Melton Mowbray
  • Market Harborough
  • South Wigston

To start registering a birth, please fill in our 'Register a birth' form.

Registration of deaths

Registrations for deaths has moved to a telephone basis. Your doctor or hospital will send the medical certificate to the registration service electronically and we will contact you to make a telephone appointment, complete the registration and issue the green form for burial or cremation electronically.

Death certificates will be posted to you and you will be asked to make payment for these on the telephone at the time of registration.

These changes will remain in place until Government restrictions are lifted.

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Notices of marriage

Notices of marriage are now being taken at all of our offices and you should contact us on 0116 305 6565 to make your appointment

Weddings and civil partnerships

If you have an existing booking, we will contact you individually to discuss the options available to you.

We are now able to take new bookings for ceremonies, please call us to discuss your plans.

We're asking all customers to refer to the below guidance regarding ceremonies and share this with any guests.

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Ceremonies will be carried out in line with the latest government guidance which can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Citizenship ceremonies

Following the changes to legislation regarding COVID-19 and the suspension of citizenship ceremonies, please note that there has been an extension to the period in which you should have your ceremony from 3 to 6 months.

We are now able to carry out your citizenship ceremony and will contact you to make the necessary arrangements.
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Further information

We’d like to encourage all our customers to stay safe by following and keeping up to date with the latest government guidance at www.gov.uk/coronavirus and staying up to date with the council's actions to keep communities safe.

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