Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships
Swansea register office deals with the registration of births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships in Swansea.
We aim to provide a friendly and welcoming service whether you are registering a birth or death or taking part in a civil, celebratory or citizenship ceremony.
All death and stillbirth registrations will now be completed by telephone rather than face to face appointments. All other registrations and appointments are completed in person.
During lockdown we will not be booking birth registration appointments except in emergency cases. Instead you should complete our form so we can contact you once appointments are available.
Swansea has the perfect setting for your wedding or civil partnership. From stunning views over Swansea Bay to the outstanding beauty of the Gower Peninsula you are sure to find your dream location.
Certificates can only be issued for births, deaths, marriages or civil partnerships that took place in Swansea.
Ceremony fees can be paid with cash, debit or credit card at the Register Office or by credit or debit card over the telephone.
A birth should be registered within 42 days of the date of birth in the district in which it occurred.
A death should be registered within 5 days of the date of death in the district in which it occurred.
Everyone who is accepted for naturalisation as British Citizens are required to take part in a citizenship ceremony.
This is a ceremony for married couples wishing to renew the vows made to each other on their wedding day. This could be as a celebration of a special anniversary or to reaffirm their commitment to each other.
The naming day ceremony is a celebration of the birth of a new baby or a special way of welcoming a child or children into a new family. It is an opportunity for parents to make a public promise of love and commitment to the child.
This policy explains how the information we collect about you is used and your rights in relation to that information.