Penzance Registration Office

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

Please note the information below is subject to change due to Covid-19. Please refer to our Covid-19 Update page for the most up to date information.


All offices are open by appointment only, to make an appointment please telephone the Registration Information Service on 0300 1234 181. Lines are open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6pm.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 9.20am to 12.40pm and 1.40pm to 4.40pm

Ceremony room

Our Penzance Ceremony Room in St John's Hall is currently set to meet with COVID-19 restrictions.

The ceremony room can accommodate up to 32 people seated (including the wedding/ceremony couple). However due to current social distancing requirements this is restricted to the couple and 10 guests.

Biodegradable confetti can be thrown once outside the building.

Please note that only access support dogs are admitted into this building.

For more information on booking a ceremony please see our Weddings in Cornwall page.

Disabled Access

Disabled access is located through the main entrance on the ground floor which has automatic doors. It is accessible for wheelchair users.


The nearest car park is Penalverne car park (next to St John’s Hall). Other options nearby are Clarence Street car park and Park Corner car park.

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