Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships
How to register your baby's birth. Remember that a new arrival must be registered within 42 days.
Useful information to help you organise your special day, from choosing a venue to registering your marriage.
How to organise a civil partnership for same sex couples. This is different to a Same Sex Marriage.
How to register buildings to hold civil marriage ceremonies.
What you need to do when someone dies.
How to get copies of birth, marriage or death certificates.
Applying to be a British citizen, and citizenship ceremonies.
How to apply to settle in the UK (Settlement Checking Service)
How to change your name so it is recognised officially.
Consultation on our proposal to move the Statutory Register Office to Hastings
We can also provide you with ceremonies to welcome your child into the family or renew your marriage vows.
Contact details, opening hours and directions for East Sussex Registration Offices and outstations.