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Registration offices

Both offices have unique facilities and features. For your convenience, our registration offices offer an appointment system.

Ayr registration office

Registration is by appointment.

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.45am to 4.45pm
Wednesday: 10am to 4.45pm
Friday: 8.45am to 4pm
Closed for lunch: Monday to Friday 12.30pm to 1.30pm


5-9 High Street,
Ayr KA7 1LU
Telephone: 01292 617 617
Fax: 01292 885643

Girvan office hours

Registration is by appointment.

Tuesday morning: 8.45am - 12pm.

Friday: 8.45am - 4pm (closed for lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm).


17-19 Knockcushan Street
Girvan KA26 9AQ
Telephone: 01292 617 617

In cases of emergency outwith office hours, a Registrar may be contacted on 0300 123 0900.

Ayr Registration Office

Ayr Registration Office is located on the corner of High Street and New Bridge Street within Ayr Town Hall Building.

Dating back to 1827 and built to the plans of Thomas Hamilton of Edinburgh, the building incorporates a magnificent 225ft steeple, which still dominates the town's skyline today.

Ceremonies take place in The Royal Burgh Suite on the upper floor with entrance from New Bridge Street by way of the foyer and grand staircase.

The entrance corridor to the suite contains pictures of the Provosts of Ayr and monumental portraits of local dignitaries whilst the room itself contains items of local interest.

The room can accommodate the main party and up to 36 guests, with access for the disabled and lift facilities to the first floor.

Girvan Registration Office

Girvan Registration Office is situated in Knockcushan Street within Girvan Area Housing Office, on the north side of the river and facing the busy harbour.

The Marriage Suite can accommodate the bridal party and up to 30 seated guests. The suite is situated on the first floor with lift access and is tastefully decorated to a high standard.

Knockcushan Gardens and Aviary are adjacent to the office building and are accessible for wedding photographs

Car parking is available at the rear of the building, with a separate entrance to the Marriage Suite and disabled access.

View photographs of the Girvan Registration Office

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Last updated: 12 February 2016

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