Lancashire County Council provides Registrar services for West
These pages give you information about how to register a birth or
death in West Lancashire, how to go about getting married, how to
obtain a copy birth, marriage licence or death certificate, and how
to find your local registrar office.
How to register a birth (external link): includes where and
when to register, who can register, information that must be
supplied, certificates and further advice
How to arrange a marriage (external link): includes documents
that need to be produced, the legal formalities, fees and approved
premises. Information about
Civil Partnerships (external link) is also available.
How to register a death (external link): includes where and
when to register a death, who can register, information that needs
to be supplied, certificates, taking a body out of England or
Wales, and further advice.
Tell Us Once
Tell Us Once lets you report a death to most government
organisations and local authority services in one go.
How to use the Tell Us Once service:
- Online: visit Tell Us Once (external
- By telephone: call the Department for Work and
Pensions on 0800 085 7308, lines are open Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm.
For non-English phoneline, call 0800 085 7308.
- In person: for face to face service visit West
Lancashire Borough Council Customer Service Point, 52 Derby Street,
Ormskirk, West Lancashire, L392DF or West Lancashire Borough
Council, Customer Services Point, Unit 142, The Concourse Shopping
Centre, Southway, Skelmersdale, WN8 6LN. Offices are open
Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-4.45pm.
Local registrar's office
The local registrar's office for West Lancashire is the
Ormskirk office (external link).
You can get copies of birth, marriage and death certificates from
the Lancashire Registration Service - you can even order and pay
for them online: