Register Office/Registration Services

Wrexham Register Office

This page provides information about the Wrexham Register Office (also referred to as the Registrar Office or the Registry Office) which provides Registration Services for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.

Register Office
The Guildhall
Wrexham
LL11 1AY

Telephone: 01978 292027 Within UK

Telephone: +44(0)1978 292027 Outside UK

Email: registration@wrexham.gov.uk

Opening Hours

Our offices are open to visitors between 8.45am and 5.15pm Monday to Thursday and 8.45 to 4.45 on a Friday or you can contact us by telephone between 8.30am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday.


Results of Registration Service Questionnaire

 View a location map of the Register office (link to external website)

Location map of Wrexham town centre and main Council offices

This document is available to download in the following format:

Location map of Wrexham town centre and main Council offices - PDF version 99Kb

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Attention Parents

If your baby was born on or after 29th October 2002, please ensure that you take your hospital discharge notes with you to the Register office when visiting to register your baby's birth. These discharge notes contain the baby's NHS number and enable the Registrar to issue a form for you to register the baby with your family doctor.

Should you forget to take the notes with you, don't worry, as your family doctor will be able to obtain the NHS number from a different source.

Requesting copies of Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

You will soon be able to order copies of your Birth, Death and Marriage certificates online. While we get this new facility ready for the website we kindly ask you to continue to use the application forms below. If you have any problems, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Copies of Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates are available from the Register Office. These are needed for many day-to-day purposes including:

  • Applying for a passport
  • Seeking a student loan
  • Attaching to a CV
  • Making an insurance claim
  • Proving probate

For each copy certificate you need to let us know the:

  • Name of the person (and the name of their partner in the case of a marriage)
  • Date of the event
  • Place of birth or death
  • Name of the church for a marriage

Put these details in a letter or download, complete and post the relevant application form (see below) with the appropriate fee to:

Wrexham Register Office
The Guildhall
Wrexham
LL11 1AY

You will need to enclose a cheque or postal order made payable to "Wrexham County Borough Council". It would be appreciated if a stamped addressed envelope could be included.

Alternatively you can apply in person at the Register Office during our normal working hours.

Application Forms

Birth Certificate Application - PDF version 22Kb

Death Certificate Application - PDF version 20Kb

Marriage Certificate Application - PDF version 21Kb

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If you have any questions regarding applying for copies of certificates, please call the register office directly on:

Within UK
Tel: 01978 292027

Outside UK
Tel: +44(0)1978 292027

Costs

Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Partnership certificates cost £10.00 each

Payment will be accepted by cash or debit/ credit card. 

Certificates ordered at our reception desk, or by telephone, can be collected, or posted to the address on the application form, within 5 working days.

Should you require your certificate sooner, we have a Priority Service available for £27.00 including certificate. Applications received BEFORE 12 noon: certificates will be available for collection after 4pm the same day. However, applications received AFTER 12 noon : certificates will be available for collection AFTER 12 noon on the next working day.

Security

You can order over the telephone using either a debit / credit card, or call in to the office to order and pay by cash / card.

We do not recommend you send any financial or personal details by e-mail.

Divorce Decree

You can get a copy of your divorce papers from the court where the divorce was processed.

If your divorce took place in Wrexham, a copy of the Decree Absolute may be obtained from:

Wrexham County Court
The Magistrates' Court
WREXHAM
LL12 7BP

Tel: 01978 317400

Alternatively, please contact staff at your local Register Office who will furnish you with the relevant telephone number, or contact:

National Divorce Records
First Avenue
42-49 High Holborn
LONDON
WC1V 6NP

Tel: 020 7947 6051

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