Certificate requests

You can order copies of birth, marriage, death or civil partnership certificates. Copy certificates will be generated on a priority basis (after 2 working days) or non priority basis (received within 3 to 4 weeks).

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 -  ready for collection or postage 2 working days after order placed and paid for (postage not included)


 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.

Further information

For further information, please contact us: 

  • email: registrars@doncaster.gov.uk
  • tel: 01302 735222
  • address: Births, Deaths & Marriages Registration, The Register Office, Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU
Last updated: 18 May 2021 08:14:16