Please be aware we currently have large volumes of requests for copy certificates and we aim to process your request within 10 to 14 working days.
Please note the fast track service is still available if urgent.
Ordering your certificate(s) if your ceremony was held in a Church or Religious Building
After your ceremony you will need to apply for a copy marriage certificate/copy civil partnership certificate.
Please note that until we receive your signed and witnessed marriage schedule/civil partnership schedule or marriage document, you will be unable to order your certificate(s).
The Registration office has 7 days to officially register your marriage / civil partnership on the online register once they have your marriage schedule/civil partnership schedule or marriage document.
Ordering your certificate(s) if your ceremony was held in an Approved Venue
After your ceremony you will need to apply for a copy marriage certificate/copy civil partnership certificate online.
Please note the Registration office has up to 7 days to officially register your marriage/civil partnership on to the online register. Once this is done and we have your application, we will produce and send out your certificate.
All normal copy certificates including copy marriage and copy civil partnership remains the same.
A copy Birth, Death or Marriage certificate costs £11.00 per copy if you wish to collect or £16 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 for information about fees.
Order certificates - Scotland, Ireland and overseas