n i direct government services General Register Office (Northern Ireland)

Appointment booking


If you wish to make a booking for a slot in the public search room, please fill in the necessary information below.

We will confirm your appointment by email. If there are no appointments available on the day you have requested, we will contact you to arrange a suitable alternative.



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You cannot book an appointment for the next working day online. However, you may be able to do so by telephone if there are any appointment slots available. To check availability for the next working day call 0300 200 7890.
Use this space to give us further information relevant to your appointment. For example if you will be arriving much later than our opening time or if you need wheelchair access.
Day Opening times
Monday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Dates unavailable

27 December 2021
28 December 2021
03 January 2022
17 March 2022
18 April 2022
19 April 2022
02 May 2022
02 June 2022
03 June 2022
12 July 2022
13 July 2022
29 August 2022
26 December 2022
27 December 2022
02 January 2023