Contact and opening hours
Please note: Our Chester (Goldsmith House), and Ellesmere Port (Ellesmere Port Library) and Winsford (Winsford Library) offices are open for appointments only. Please do not visit any of our offices unless you have an appointment. Registration appointments are currently unavailable at Northwich Information Centre.
From the 12 July 2023 we will be temporarily moving from Ellesmere Port Library to The Portal, Wellington Road, CH65 0BA.
Online appointment bookings
You can book a birth appointment via our register a birth page.
Other ways to book an appointment
You can also make an appointment to register a birth or death by contacting the Chester Register Office.
- Telephone: 0300 123 7037
Chester register office
- Address: Goldsmith House, Goss Street, Chester, CH1 2BG
- Monday - Friday: 8.45am - 4.45pm
We also have appointments available at the following outstations:
Ellesmere Port Library
Northwich information centre
Currently closed for birth, death and marriage appointments.
Other register offices in England and Wales
If you live outside of Cheshire West you should contact your local register office. You can find your local register office on the GOV.UK website.