Apply for copy birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificates and research your family history.
Apply and search for copy certificates
All birth, death and marriage indexes from 1837 onwards are accessible online. The indexes do not contain entries for the current year or the year before. Please contact us directly if you wish to apply for a more recent certificate.
Fees for copy certificates
Copy certificates ordered online cost £11 each. You can choose to collect the certificate from the register office or have the certificate posted by recorded delivery. The postage fee is £2. We use recorded delivery to ensure safe delivery of your documents.
The certificates produced will be typed copies of original entries in the registers. If you wish to have a copy of a handwritten entry, please contact us on 01724 297000 to place your order. Please note this only applies to registration entries pre-1992.
To find an entry, you’ll need to know the following: