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Registrar Responsibilities

  • Registering of births, deaths, stillbirths, marriages and civil partnerships
  • Issuing authorities for forthcoming marriages
  • Performing civil marriages and civil partnerships
  • Providing general information about registrations to the public
These services are overseen by the General Register Office (GRO), which holds the majority of registration information for Northern Ireland.

Offices open Mon-Fri: 9.00am - 4.00pm
No Appointment Required

Useful Contacts

Newtownabbey Registrar

Newtownabbey Registrar

Mossley Mill,
Carnmoney Road North,
BT36 5AQ

Tel: 028 9034 0179

Email Newtownabbey Registrar

Antrim Registrar

Antrim Civic Centre Office,
50 Stiles Way,
BT41 2UB

Tel: 028 94 481 315

Email Antrim Registrar

Duplicate Certificates

How certificates are obtained has changed.  These can no longer be issued from district registration offices.

To obtain a Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership (after the initial registration has been complete) contact:

The General Register Office

Web: www.nidirect.gov.uk/gro

Tel: 0300 200 7890

In person:General Register Office, NIRSA, Colby House, Stranmilis Court, Belfast, BT9 5RR

Certificates cost £15 for the first and £8 for each additional copy of the same certificate thereafter.    Certificates applied for online or by telephone will be posted out within 5 working days.  A priority service is available, however, an extra fee will be charged.  Please contact GRO for further information.

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