Order certificates

Copy Certificates are available by ordering online


Apply for a copy birth certificate
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Apply for a copy marriage/civil partnership certificate

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You can get:

  • A full birth, marriage/civil partnership or death certificate for £12.00 (inclusive of a handling and admin fee) will be dispatched within 7 calendar days. 
  • A short birth certificate for £12.00 (inclusive of a handling and admin fee) will be dispatched within 7 calendar days.  Please note this does not include details of the parents and may not always be accepted by passport offices or other organisations.
  • An express copy Opens new windowof any certificate for £30 (inclusive of a handling and admin fee) will be issued and dispatched within 24 working hours of receipt. Please note this service is not available at the weekends or on bank holidays.


All certificates must be paid for before we issue them.  Gloucestershire Registration Service is not liable for any certificates that are delayed or lost in the post.

Please note:  we only hold records for events which took place in Gloucestershire. 


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