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Registrars service changes due to coronavirus

There are a few changes to our service regarding booking for birth registrations and marriage or civil partnership notices. Please email or call 01708 433481 if you have an urgent query. Find out all the details of the changes

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A copy Birth, Death or Marriage certificate costs £11.00 per copy if you wish to collect or £16.00 per copy which includes 1st Class Recorded Delivery Postage.

All certificates issued will be the full standard certificates.

Order certificates - England and Wales

To request a copy of a certificate you need to apply to the Register Office where the event took place.

If you require a certificate within 24 hours please visit our Fast Track service page.

Apply for a copy marriage certificate

Apply for a copy Civil Partnership certificate

Apply for a copy birth certificate

Apply for a copy death certificate

Full list of registration fees

Order certificates - Scotland, Ireland and overseas

Order through the General Register Office


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