General Register Office

An executive agency

The GRO, since 2008, has been a part of Her Majesty's Passport Office. It's also known as the "National Register Office". The GRO oversees civil registration in England and Wales only.

Civil registration in Scotland handled by General Register Office for Scotland, and, in Northern Ireland, by the General Register Office for Northern Ireland (NISRA).

302 requests

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Direct Telephone number for Lambeth Superintendent Registrar
Response by General Register Office to Nick Leaton on .

Awaiting internal review.

Dear Mr Leaton,   Thank you for your email.     Unfortunately your original request was not sent to us. However, we did manage to locate your...
Lambeth Registry Office
Response by General Register Office to Nick Leaton on .

Long overdue.

Dear Mr Leaton Thank you for your email of 29 September. Please see the attached response. Yours sincerely Her Majesty's Passport Office Parliament...
Dear Dr Glockling,   Please see attached our response in relation to your request for an Internal Review into the handling of FOI 36153.   You...
Birth certificate and the Great Seal
Response by General Register Office to Ms. S on .

Successful.

Dear Ms S, Thank you for your email. Please note that we have handled this as official correspondence rather than under the provisions of the Freedom...
Dear Ms Williams   I am sending the message below again, as I have received an email failure message.   Please can you let me know if you receive...
Email and telephone number for Subject Access Request.
Internal review request sent to General Register Office by Nick Leaton on .

Awaiting internal review.

Still waiting for a response. What is going on? Yours faithfully, Nick Leaton
Clarification for short certificate of birth
Response by General Register Office to Ms. S on .

Successful.

Ms S, The format of the birth certificate is the same as the format of the birth entry, so if that changes over time then so does the birth certifica...
Grateful for this - again I only saw your message as part of this trail rather than directly to my e-mail. However I am pleased with the response -...
Cost Disparities
Response by General Register Office to Anne R on .

Partially successful.

Dear Ms Reeves. Thank you for your email. I think it would be worthwhile expanding in a little more detail about the difference in charges for regis...
Dear Mr Ryan, Thank you for your request for a review of my response to your enquiry of 19 August concerning infant mortality analysis. Please note...
What is falsifying a Birth Certificate
Response by General Register Office to Ms. S on .

Successful.

Dear Ms S, If a registrar simply made up entries in the register - or filled in blank certificates knowing that there were no such births or registra...
Duplicate registrations
Response by General Register Office to Nick Leaton on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Leaton Thank you for your email of 18 August. Please see the attached response. Yours sincerely Her Majesty's Passport Office Parliamentary...
Removal of names from open register
Response by General Register Office to Edward Pugh on .

Long overdue.

Dear Mr Pugh / Ms Morley   Thank you for your email from this website to the General Register Office relating to the removal of names from the “open...
Birth Certificate Numbers
Response by General Register Office to Master_Stuart on .

Partially successful.

Dear Master Stuart, Serial numbers on certificates are a combination of letters and numbers. No two certificates will have the same serial number. Ho...
Dear Gary Thank you for your email of 11 August.  I would advise that your enquiry is not for the General Register Office to answer.  It would appea...
Data fields stored
Response by General Register Office to Nick Leaton on .

Refused.

Dear Mr Leaton,   Please find attached the response to your Internal review request for FOI 35390.   Kind regards Home Office Communi...
Birth Register Record & Adoption
Response by General Register Office to Anne R on .

Successful.

Dear Anne   Further to your recent email enquiring about the inclusion of a letter ‘s’ in the index reference relating to your son’s birth and the p...
Birth Certificate Bond
Request to General Register Office by Gavin Donald. Annotated by Doug Paulley on .

Successful.

I have hidden a number of annotations on this request and I have disabled any further annotations. Annotations should only be used to assist the requ...
Birth Debt Enquiry
Response by General Register Office to calum mckinlay on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr McKinlay Thank you for your information request.  Please see the attached reply.  Yours sincerely Her Majesty's Passport Office   Parl...
Dear Mr Gilmour, Thank you for your e-mail enquiry, which has been passed to this Section for response. May I first of all explain that the Registrar...
Dear Ms S,   Thank you for your enquiry.   You've raised a number of points. The first relates to the reference in the passport policy guidance to...
Marriage statistics
Response by General Register Office to T.L.Jones on .

Refused.

Dear T.L.Jones,   Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please find attached a response to your request.   Yours sincerely,  ...
Live Birth Certificate
Response by General Register Office to Lee Sullivan on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Sullivan, Thank you for your email of 17 April. Your enquiry has been handled as official correspondence rather than as a request for inform...
Inclusion of mothers' names on marriage certificates
Request to General Register Office by R M Stanley. Annotated by R M Stanley on .

Partially successful.

No ranty politics, but I am dismayed to hear that there is no plan of action and or/timetable for the how/when mothers' names will be included on marri...
Dear Ms. Calvert, Thank you for your freedom of information request. Please find attached a response to your request. Yours Sincerely, Her Majes...

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