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Births, deaths, and marriages and civil partnerships are handled by Islington Council on behalf of the City of London Corporation

Copies of certificates can be ordered from the General Register Office

Registering a birth or death

In order to register a birth or death you need to book an appointment with the Islington Registrar. Appointments can be made online:

​The Islington Registrar for births, deaths and marriages is open Monday to Friday 9am-4.30pm and is located at:

Islington Town Hall
Upper Street
London N1 2UD

Telephone: 020 7527 6350/6351

In the case of a death, you can get a walk-in appointment at Islington Town Hall before 4.30pm

Marriages and civil partnerships

Marriages and civil partnerships are also provided by Islington Council and you can find out more about marriages and civil partnerships.

Marriage and civil partnerships venues licence

See the page below if you are the owner or proprietor of a venue and would like to apply for a licence to host weddings or civil partnerships on that premises.

Venue hire

If you are looking for a licenced venue to host a weddings or civil partnerships ceremony, see venues for hire but please note that Guildhall is not able to take any private bookings.