THE IMPACT OF CORONA VIRUS/COVID-19 ON THE REGISTRATION SERVICES
The Register Office is closed for appointments.
All death registrations will be by telephone until further notice. We must have the doctors medical cause of death certificate before an appointment can be made. This must be emailed to us from either the doctors surgery or the hospital. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Please telephone for an appointment on (0191) 643 6164 or email the above address. Please only telephone between the hours of 09:00 and 16:00.
We will require the email address for your funeral director at the time of the telephone appointment.
Appointments - Deaths
The Register Office manages most of its services by appointment only. In a time of high demand for appointments you must:
- take the first telephone appointment offered to you
- have all the right documentation for your appointment
- let us know if you cannot make the appointment so that it can be offered to someone else
1 Howard Street
Telephone: (0191) 6436164
Fax: (0191) 643 6799
|Monday to Friday||9am-4pm THE OFFICE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC - PLEASE CONTACT US BY TELEPHONE.|
|Saturday||open for ceremonies by appointment only|
Urgent wedding or documentation for burial enquiries: On Sundays and Bank Holidays you may be able to contact a registrar on 0191 643 6164 . This is not guaranteed to be a 24 hour service.