Overview

Medway Register Office has the following aims:

  • our receptionist will see you within five minutes
  • if you have an appointment, to see you within ten minutes of your appointment time
  • if you do not have an appointment, to make an appointment for you or tell you what time we can see you
  • to arrange an appointment to give a notice of marriage or civil partnership within five working days
  • to arrange an appointment to register a birth within five working days
  • to arrange an appointment to register a death within two working days
  • to arrange an appointment to register a stillbirth within two working days
  • giving a notice of marriage or civil partnership will take up to 45 minutes
  • registering a birth will take approximately 30 minutes
  • registering a death will take approximately 30 minutes
  • to issue 90 per cent of copy certificates of birth, death and marriage records within five working days