Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registering a birth

You need to register the birth within 42 days. This needs to be a Register Office in the county where your baby was born. To register a birth in Aylesbury Vale, please make an appointment.

Registering a death

You must register a death within 5 days unless the Coroner is investigating. Registering a death is free and must be registered in the district where it occurred. To register a death  in Aylesbury Vale, please make an appointment. We also offer a Tell us once service which notifies all participating government departments and organisations of the death. This includes social housing, housing association , adult services, benefits, libraries, driver and vehicle licensing agencies and passport services.


You can order copies of birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificates from the Register Office in the area where the event occurred.

Apply for a copy of a certificate

Register offices in the Vale

The Register Office in the Vale is based at County Hall in Aylesbury.

Further information on register offices in Buckinghamshire