To order a copy of a birth, marriage, death or civil partnership certificates. You can order copies of birth, marriage, death or civil partnership certificates. Due to a number of staff having to self isolate, copy certificates will only be generated on non priority basis (received or available for collection after 3 to 4 weeks). If you require a copy certificate urgently, please contact the General Register Office on 0300 123 1837 who may be able to assist.
How much do certificates cost?
Copies purchased at the time of registration
Copies purchased after registration - standard service - ready for collection or postage on the 15th to 20th working day/3 to 4 weeks after the order placed and paid for (postage not included)
Copies purchased after registration - priority service - currently suspended due to a number of staff having to self isolate - we apologise for the inconvenience
Where you require documents posting, please add £2 for secure recorded UK postage on either the standard or priority service.
If your documents are to be sent overseas, international postage is £6.
Where you are collecting a certificate, please collect from Doncaster Register Office, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU.
Applying for a certificate
How to apply
You can obtain copies of certificates by completing the online form below.
What we need from you
For a birth certificate (short or full version):
Birth certificates are produced in both short or full versions, however the cost is the same for both. If you need a certificate for official purposes e.g. a passport application, you will need a full certificate, short ones may not be accepted.
- full name
- date and place of birth
- parents' names
- mother's maiden name
For a death certificate:
- full name of the deceased
- date and place of death
For a marriage certificate:
- full names of the couple
- date and the place of marriage
For a civil partnership certificate:
Copies of civil partnership certificates are provided as either extracts or as full certificates, the cost is the same for both. The full certificate will show all details, the extract does not have any address details, as in order to obtain a full certificate the customer must provide the address details of both partners as correct at the time that the civil partnership took place.
- Date of civil partnership
- Place of civil partnership
- First partners full name and address at the time of civil partnership
- Second partners full name and address at the time of civil partnership
Paying for certificates
You need to pay for certificates at the time of applying online by card.
For further information, please contact us:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- tel: 01302 735222
- address: Births, Deaths & Marriages Registration, The Register Office, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU