Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships

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Service Update:

The Temporary Reclocation of the Register Office 

For the period of the Isle of Wight Festival, the Register Office Marriage Room will relocate to County Hall, High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1UD from Saturday 28th May 2016 to Thursday 16th June 2016 and on Saturday 19th June 2016. On these dates all marriage and civil partnership ceremonies will be held at County Hall.  On Friday 18th June 2016 ceremonies will be held at Seaclose Offices.

Birth, death and notice appointments will be held at Seaclose Offices as normal throughout this period.

Normal service at Seaclose Offices resumes on Monday 20th June 2016.

The Isle of Wight Register Office is situated at Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport. The Registration Service is responsible for the registration of births, deaths,  marriages  and civil partnerships occurring on the Island, licensing venues where civil ceremonies may be solemnised and conducting civil  ceremonies.

These pages are designed to give you all the information you need to register a birth, death, marriage or civil partnership, book a ceremony or obtain a copy of a certificate. We have also included some additional links and names and addresses of related services.

The Register Office holds all  the Isle of Wight birth, death and marriage registers dating from 1 July 1837 to the present day. In addition all Isle of Wight civil partnership records from 2005 onwards are held. It is possible to request a copy certificate from any archived register.

We pride ourselves in our Customer Care and hope you find this site useful. However if you have any comments regarding our service please contact us using the Contact tab located at the top of this page. Alternatively please complete our short survey to give us feedback on your visit to the Register Office - please click here