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Births, Deaths, Marriages

Details on how to register a birth or death, plan a civil marriage or civil partnership, request a copy certificate or plan a celebratory service.

Bereavement Services

Bereavement Services aim to provide useful help and advice with the arrangements for dealing with a death.

Registering a Birth

Details of when you should register a birth.

Marriages and civil partnerships

Registration of marriages and civil partnerships,giving notice and licensed venues

Amend a birth certificate

How to change a birth certificate or re-register your child

Order copy birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates

Order an official birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate from the Merthyr Council Registrar if you need a copy or want to research your family tree.

Family History Search

Trace family history for births, deaths and marriages

Naming ceremonies

Celebrate your child's birth or renew marriage vows

Registering a death

Every death should normally be registered within five days

Citizenship ceremonies

Information on what happens at a citizenship ceremony

Registrar Fees

Check the fees for Registrar Services

Tell Us Once

Tell Us Once is a free service offered by HM Government.