Births, deaths & marriages (Registrars)
Coronavirus (Covid-19): important information about changes to our services
Trafford Council is monitoring the current situation on coronavirus, closely following information and advice published by the government.
In order to minimise face-to-face contact and group meetings, which will help to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some services will need to be delivered differently.
With effect from Saturday 8th August any customer entering the Register office at Sale Town Hall, will need to wear a face covering, in line with the Governments recent instructions
Trafford Register Office
To make an appointment for the registration of births, deaths, stillbirths and marriage/civil partnership notices, please call 0161 912 3026 . We cannot make an appointment via email, Facebook or Twitter
The nearest car park is at QPark, Broad Road, Sale opposite the Sale Leisure Centre.
Sale Town Hall
Tel: 0161 912 3026
Our regular opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.
Social media contacts
You can follow us on our social media pages for news and updates.
Facebook: Trafford Registration Services Facebook
Twitter: Trafford Registration Services Twitter
Fees and charges for our services are listed here.
Make a payment to the Registrars service.
Find out how to register your baby's birth. All new arrivals must be registered within 42 days.
This is a legal requirement within five days of a death. Find out how and where you should register.
All stillborn babies born after the 24th week of pregnancy must be registered.
Copies of birth, marriage or death certificates can be ordered online.
What to do if you decide to change the name of your child.
How to make a correction to an existing registration
Information to help you organise your special day.
Information on having a ceremony at Sale Town Hall
Information on having a ceremony tailored especially to you
Approved premises in the Trafford District
All adults who have successfully applied for British citizenship must attend a citizenship ceremony. Find out more about these ceremonies.
Naming ceremonies are a non-religious way of celebrating the birth of your child.
Information for couples wishing celebrate a special anniversary or event in their married life.
The Government has implemented a timetable for same sex couples to be able to marry. Couples can also convert their civil partnership to marriage.
Find out how to register a building for religious worship and wedding ceremonies.
Identity verification for applicants who don’t have an android device with near field communication.
This policy explains how the information we collect about you is used and your rights in relation to that information.