Buying copies of birth, marriage or death certificates from our registration offices


Lewes Register Office.

Whilst renovation works are undertaken we will be temporarily moving to Westfield House, (Situated in the grounds of County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex. BN7 1UE.) The phone number remains the same: 01273 475589.

Hastings Register Office.

Between 18 and 23 January 2016, only death registrations will be operational from Summerfields Office, all other services are suspended. From 25 January 2016 all registration services will be operating from Hastings Town Hall.

As from 2 September 2015 the Lewes Registers are in the custody of Crowborough register office.

There is no change to online orders but any certificate applications for a Lewes registered event should be sent to Crowborough office.

Check the normal opening times of registration offices.

Birth certificates – order copies

Order by post copies of certificates for births registered in East Sussex.

Marriage certificates – order copies

Order copies of certificates for marriages registered in East Sussex. You can pay online, and printed copies will be posted to you.

Civil partnership certificates – order copies

Buy copies of certificates for civil partnerships registered in East Sussex.

Death certificates – order copies

Order by post copies of certificates for deaths registered in East Sussex.

Refunds and cancellations of orders for copies of certificates

How we will refund your order if it is not successful and your rights to cancel your order.