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Buy a copy certificate

Order a copy birth, marriage or death certificate from the General Register Office

If you are unsure where an event (birth, marriage or death) took place in England or Wales, you can apply directly to the General Register Office.

The General Register Office holds copies of all births, marriages and deaths that have taken place in England and Wales.

You can:

Apply online:  Request a copy certificate from the General Register Office

Apply by telephone: 0300 123 1837

Apply by post using an application form to: 

The General Register Office 
PO Box 2
Southport 
Merseyside 
PR8 2JD