Renfrewshire Council

Last reviewed: 17:40, Tuesday 29 September

Births, marriages and deaths

Please check below for details of how registration of births, marriages and deaths is changing in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak.

On this page:


Registering a birth

We can now register all births.

Please visit Register a birth for more information.

Registering a still-birth

For current advice on registering a still-birth and organisations who can support you at this time please visit Death and bereavement support.


We understand that this is a very distressing and difficult time for bereaved families and our sincere condolences go our to you for your loss.

Attendance at funerals is currently limited to a maximum of 20 people.

From Monday 14 September, receptions and wakes are permitted in regulated settings, for example hospitality venues, with a limit of 20 people, following social gathering rules.

For advice on registering a death or still-birth, and for sources of support if you have lost a loved one, please visit Death and bereavement support.

Marriages and Civil Partnerships

We are now able to hold marriage and civil partnership ceremonies again. 

Replacement Certificates

Unfortunately, this service is suspended until further notice.

EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) services

We cannot assist with this service just now, but you can apply for settled status online through the website.


Scotland's People Family History is suspended until further notice.

Citizenship ceremonies

Unfortunately, all ceremonies are suspended until further notice.