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Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice

Registration

Registering a birth

All birth registration appointments are postponed with immediate effect. Please do not worry about the 21-day time limit as extensions will be in place. Any updates will be posted here.

Arranging a civil ceremony

Following the recent announcement from the First Minister, no further ceremonies will take place until further notice. 

If your ceremony has been postponed due to the health pandemic and you wish to arrange a new date you will not need to submit new marriage notice forms if the date is this year and no additional fees for notices will be due. If the date is in 2021 you will need to submit new marriage notice forms however no additional fees will be payable.

Marriage Schedules will not be issued for forthcoming ceremonies until further notice.

If your ceremony has taken place please return the Schedule by post to Licensing and Registration Section, Floor 11, Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton ML3 0AA.

Registering a death

We are now carrying out death registrations remotely which means we can complete the registration over the phone. No face-to-face appointments will take place

To register a death the GP or hospital doctor, if the death occurred in hospital, you will need to email the Medical certificate of cause of death (Form 11) to the Registrar where you intend to register the death. It would be helpful if the contact details of the informant, for example, family member or funeral director, could be included with the Medical certificate. If contact details are not included then the you will have to contact the Registration office. 

The GP or hospital doctor should post the original MCCD to the registration office.

When we receive the MCCD the registration process can start. We may need to contact you more than once to complete the registration process. Deaths no longer need to be registered within 8 days.

If you intend to register the death in South Lanarkshire, the MCCD should be emailed to registration@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

The original MCCD should be posted to Licensing and Registration Section, Floor 11, Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton ML3 0AA.

Please do not send the MCCD to several registration offices. 

If you have a registration enquiry then please call 01698 453792/454023 during the following hours:

  • 8.45am-4.30pm Monday to Thursday
  • 8.45am-4pm on Friday (9am-1pm on Friday 8 May)
  • 9am-1pm Saturday and Sunday 

Registering a Still Birth

We are now carrying out still birth registrations remotely which means we can complete the registration over the phone. No face to face appointments will take place

To register a still birth the midwife or hospital doctor will require to email the Medical certificate of cause of still birth (Form 6) to the Registrar where you intend to register the still birth. It would be helpful if the contact details of the informant could be included with the Medical certificate of cause of still birth. If contact details are not included you will have to contact the Registration office. 

The midwife or hospital doctor should post the original Medical certificate of cause of still birth to the Registration office.

When we receive the Medical certificate of cause of still birth the registration process can start. We may need to contact you more than once to complete the registration process. Still births no longer need to be registered within 21 days.

If you intend to register the still birth in South Lanarkshire, the Medical certificate of cause of still birth should be emailed to registration@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

The original Medical certificate of cause of still birth should be posted to Licensing and Registration Section, Floor 11, Council Offices, Almada Street, Hamilton ML3 0AA.

Please do not send the Medical certificate of cause of still birth to several registration offices. 

If you have a registration enquiry then please call 01698 453792/454023 during the following hours:

  • 8.45am-4.30pm Monday to Thursday
  • 8.45am-4pm on Friday (9am-1pm on Friday 8 May)
  • 9am-1pm Saturday and Sunday

More information on our regular services can be found at these links, but please note that the above information applies in all cases until further notice: