Registry Offices in Yorkshire

Looking to get married in Yorkshire? You’ll need the administrative assistance of a Register Office – colloquially often misnomered as “Registry Office” (the pedantic around here will tell you that the Register is kept at the Registry). Many councils now call them Registration Offices, to avoid having to say the words at all!

Nevertheless, whatever you call it, these are the places at which you may Register a marriage in Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Register Offices

  1. Harrogate Registration Office: Located at Bilton House.
  2. Malton Registration Office: Situated at Ryedale House.
  3. Northallerton Registration Office: Found at The Old Courthouse.
  4. Richmond Registration Office: Based in Richmond, North Yorkshire.
  5. Scarborough Registration Office: At North Cliff House.
  6. Selby Registration Office: Located in Selby.
  7. Skipton Registration Office: Situated at Belle Vue Square.
  8. Whitby Registration Office: Found at Farndale House.

For more detailed information about these offices, you can visit North Yorkshire Council’s website here and a dedicated registry office directory here.

York Register Office

The York Register Office, located at 56 Bootham, York, YO30 7DA, provides a range of services for the local community. These services include registering births, deaths, marriages, and civil partnerships, as well as offering arrangements for ceremonies such as marriages or civil partnerships, vow renewal ceremonies, and naming ceremonies. Additionally, the office assists with British citizenship and UK passport applications, EU Settlement Scheme ID verification, proof of life and residence for foreign pensions, and funeral arrangements.

York Register Office also facilitates the registration of venues for marriages and provides information on other approved marriage venues in York. For those whose first language is not English, they offer assistance with translation services during the registration process.

The office operates Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for ceremonies only. For any urgent needs regarding emergency funerals for religious reasons on non-working days, they can be contacted at a designated phone number.

For more detailed information or to book an appointment, you can contact York Register Office at 01904 553190 or via email at More information about their services, including fees and details about different ceremony options, can be found on the City of York Council website.

East Yorkshire Register Offices

  1. Bridlington Registry Office: Located at the Town Hall in Bridlington, YO16 4LP.
  2. Beverley Registry Office: Situated at Walkergate House, Walkergate, Beverley, HU17 9BP.
  3. Withernsea Registry Office: Based in the Customer Services Centre, 243 Queen Street, Withernsea, HU19 2HH.
  4. Pocklington Registry Office: Located at Burnby Hall, Pocklington, YO42 2QF.
  5. Goole Registry Office: Found at the Council Offices, Church Street, Goole, DN14 5BG.
  6. Cottingham Registry Office: Situated in the Civic Centre, Market Green, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU16 5QG.
  7. Driffield Registry Office: Located at the Driffield Library and Customer Service Centre, Cross Hill, Driffield, YO25 6RQ.

For more details, you can refer to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s website and the registry office directory.

West Yorkshire Register Offices

  1. Bradford Registry Office is located in City Hall, Centenary Square, Bradford, BD1 1HY. It offers a range of services, including registration of births, marriages, and deaths. For more information, you can visit their website.
  2. Halifax Registry Office can be found at Spring Hall, Huddersfield Rd, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 0AQ. Similar to Bradford, it provides services for registering births, deaths, marriages, and civil partnerships. You can find more details about Halifax Registry Office here.
  3. Leeds Registry Office is situated at 2 Great George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8BA. This office also offers services for the registration of births, deaths, marriages, and civil partnerships. Additional information is available on their website.

South Yorkshire Register Offices

In South Yorkshire, one of the key registry offices is the Sheffield Registry Office. Located in the Town Hall on Pinstone Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2HH, it provides a range of services including registration of births, marriages, deaths, and civil partnerships. The office also offers various wedding packages with prices varying depending on the room and the day of the week. For example, the Loxley room, a small ceremony room accommodating up to 16 guests, is available Monday to Friday for £150, which includes the registrars and a marriage certificate.

For more details about the services offered, you can contact the Sheffield Registry Office at 0114 2039423, or visit the Sheffield City Council’s website for comprehensive information on births, deaths, marriages, and citizenship services.

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