This service is currently suspended and we are not accepting online bookings due to the current Coronavirus pandemic. In light of the circumstances UKVI have extended the usual 3 month period to book a citizenship ceremony (once you have received your invitation letter) to six months. Please note that this keep this under constant review.

We are only open for death registrations. If a death occurs in Merton please telephone 02082745777 for an appointment. Please do not come to the office as all registrations will be conducted over the telephone. 

Merton Register Office hosts citizenship ceremonies.

If your application for British citizenship is successful and you are aged 18 or over, you must attend a citizenship ceremony. This includes taking an oath or affirmation to the Queen and a pledge of loyalty to the United Kingdom.

Private ceremonies are available as an alternative to group ceremonies. These cost £100 per adult citizen and can be arranged within office hours.


Opening hours

Monday to Friday

Appointments 9.30am - 4.00pm

Drop-in service 9.00am – 3.00pm except for the third Thursday of every month when the office closes at 12.30pm.

Contact us

Only the citizen themselves may book their place at a ceremony.

Telephone: 020 8274 5777

Merton Register Office
Morden Park House
Morden Park
London Road

Map of Merton Register Office