Newham Register Office

​The register office provides services for many of life's requirements including registering births and deaths, and baby naming ceremonies.​​

You can now make registration service appointments online, at a time and date convenient for you.

Book your registration appointments online

Find Newham Register Office

Newham Registration Service
London Borough of Newham,
207 Plashet Grove
East Ham
E6 1BT

Phone: 020 8430 2000

From 20 March 2017 the following registration services moved from 207 Plashet Grove to:

East Ham Customer Service Centre and Library
328 Barking Road
E6 2RT

Birth registration
Death registration
Stillbirth registration
Notice of Marriage/Civil Partnership
Nationality Checking Service


Opening hours for 207 Plashet Grove

​Day Opening time​s
​Monday ​9am - 4.30pm
9am - 4.30pm
​Wednesday 9am - 4.30pm
​Thursday 9am - 4.30pm
​Friday 9am - 4.30pm
​Saturday Urgent requirements and appointments only
Sunday ​Closed
​Bank holidays


We do not accept cash payments at the register office. To make a payment you will need a credit or debit card.
If you pay by credit or prepaid card there is a 1.3% administration charge. There is no charge for debit card payments.

Births and deaths registration

You will need to arrange an appointment to register a birth, stillbirth or death.

You will have to create a MyNewham account at to be able to access our online booking system. We will still see a limited number of deaths and stillbirths on a walk in basis but you may experience longer waiting times without an appointment.  

You can find out more on our registering a birth, re-registering a birth, registering a death and stillbirth registration pages.

Emergency burial service

This service is for the issue of emergency burial certificates only.

You must go to the register office to register the death during the following week.

Normal service hours

Our emergency burial service is usually available:
  • 12 noon to 4pm on Saturday afternoons, and
  • 9am to 4pm on Sundays and bank holidays.
 If you need this service call 07801 244 805.

You can give notice at an appointment Monday to Saturday.

For more information, including the fees we charge, see our giving notice page.


Nationality Checking Service

If you are applying for British citizenship, we can check that you have completed your application to the Home Office correctly, with all the necessary documents and the right fee. Find out more about our nationality checking service.


Citizenship ceremonies

Find out how to book a citizenship ceremony in Newham.


Copy certificates

You can apply for copies of official birth, marriage and death certificates from the Newham Register Office. 


Correcting a certificate

In some circumstances corrections to birth, death and marriage certificates can be made. Find out more about what can be corrected and how to make a change.

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