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Contact and opening hours for local Register Offices

Please note: Our Chester (Goldsmith House) and Ellesmere Port (Civic Way) offices are open for appointments only. Please do not visit any of our offices unless you have an appointment. Due to Covid-19, registration appointments are currently unavailable at Ellesmere Port Library, Winsford Library, Northwich Information Centre and Frodsham Library.  

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.

General enquiries

  • Telephone: 0300 123 7037

Local offices and opening times

Chester register office

Normal opening hours

Evening and Saturday appointments for marriages and civil partnerships are also available on request.

Northwich information centre 

Currently closed for birth, death and marriage appointments.

Winsford Library

Currently closed for birth, death and marriage appointments.

Outstations (part time opening only)

We also have appointments available at the following outstations:

Ellesmere Port Library

Due to Covid-19 birth registration appointments are currently taking place at Ellesmere Port Civic Way. 

Normal opening hours

Frodsham Library

Currently closed for birth, death and marriage appointments

To book an appointment at Frodsham Library please telephone 0300 123 7037.

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.

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