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Nationality Checking Service & Nationality Document Return Service

The Nationality Checking Service and Nationality Document Return Service will finish on 28th November 2018.

All appointments are now fully booked and we are unable to accept any further appointments.

Please click here for important information on the Nationality Checking Service and Nationality Document Return Service.


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

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You can order:

  • A full birth, marriage/civil partnership or death certificate for £12.00 to be dispatched within 7 calendar days.
  • A short birth certificate for £12.00 to 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 to be dispatched within 24 hours of receipt. Please note this service is not available at 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.

We send all certificates via Royal Mail's Signed For 1st Class service, which aims to deliver on the next working day (including Saturdays).

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

If you have a question please get in touch

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