Births, marriages and deaths

Our registrars can help you to register a birth or death or make arrangements for your wedding or civil partnership.

To minimise your waiting time we mainly operate on an appointment only basis. You can make an appointment by contacting us.

Bank holiday closures

Blackburn with Darwen Registration Services will be closed on Monday 25th August 2014 due to the Bank Holiday, the office will reopen at 09:00 on Tuesday 26th August 2014.

There is an emergency funeral service available over the Bank Holiday weekend:

  • Saturday 23rd August 2014 10:00 – 12:00

By attending the Register Office, Blackburn

  • Saturday 23rd August 2014 12:00 – 16:00
  • Sunday 24th August 2014 10:00 – 16:00
  • Monday 25th August 2014 10:00 – 14:00

By calling 07736 029053 or 07736 029054

Closures due to staff training

Blackburn with Darwen Registration Service will be closed for staff training between 9am to 12 noon on Wednesday 10th and 24th September 2014, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Emergency funeral service

The emergency funeral service is available for weekends and Bank Holidays for deaths that have occurred in the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen and/or for burials taking place in the Blackburn with Darwen. Find out more about the emergency funeral and burial service in Blackburn with Darwen.

Appointments at Darwen Town Hall

Appointments can be made to register births, stillbirths, deaths, give notice of marriage or civil partnership, plan a celebratory naming or special renewal of vows ceremony. This service is strictly by appointment only available on Mondays.

Contact us to make an appointment or for more information.

Appointments at the Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn.

These sessions are for death registrations only available Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Contact us to make an appointment or for more information.

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