Organization : Government of UK
Facility Name : Order a Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate
Country : United Kingdom
Website : https://www.gov.uk/order-copy-birth-death-marriage-certificate#more-information
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What is Order a Birth, Death, Marriage Certificate?
The General Register Office holds a central copy of all birth, adoption, marriage, civil partnership and death registrations for England and Wales. This service allows you to search our historical birth and death indexes and order copies of registrations in a variety of formats including certificates and PDFs via the government’s own official website. Certificates cost £11 and are sent 4 days after you apply.
How To Order a Birth, Death, Marriage Certificate?
To Order a Birth, Death, Marriage Certificate, Follow the below steps
1. Order with the GRO index reference number
It takes around 10 minutes and you’ll need a debit or credit card.
Step 1: Go to the above link.
Step 2: Click on Start Now
Step 3: Login with Email Id & Password
Step 4: Click on Login
2. Ordering by Phone:
To order certificates by phone, call the General Register Office.
General Register Office
Telephone: 0300 123 1837
Text relay: 18001 0300 123 1837
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
Saturday, 9am to 1pm
|Number starts with||Description||Cost from landlines per minute (approximate)||Cost from mobiles per minute (approximate)|
|Geographic numbers for specific parts of the UK||up to 16p||3p to 65p|
|UK-wide numbers||up to 16p||3p to 65p|
|030||Not-for-profit organizations, charities and public bodies||up to 10p||3p to 40p|
|07||Mobile numbers||10p to 20p||3p to 65p|
|070||Personal or ‘follow me’ numbers regulated by the Phone-paid Services Authority||50p||86p|
|Business rate numbers||up to 7p and your phone company’s access charge||up to 7p and your phone company’s access charge|
|Business rate numbers regulated by the Phone-paid Services Authority||up to 13p and your phone company’s access charge||up to 13p and your phone company’s access charge|
|09||Premium rate numbers regulated by the Phone-paid Services Authority||up to £3.60 and your phone company’s access charge, plus 5p to £6 per call||up to £3.60 and your phone company’s access charge, plus 5p to £6 per call|
|101||Police non-emergency number||Free||Free|
|105||UK-wide power cut helpline||Free||Free|
|111||Non-emergency medical advice||Free||Free|
|118||Directory enquiry numbers regulated by the Phone-paid Services Authority||up to £3.65 per 90 seconds and your phone company’s access charge||up to £3.65 per 90 seconds and your phone company’s access charge|
Call Charges And Phone Numbers:
** The cost of calling a phone number depends on the digits it starts with, your phone provider and whether you use a landline or mobile.
** The costs below are approximate.
** Check with your phone provider to find out the actual cost, particularly if you’re calling from abroad.
** Calls from payphones can cost more.
3. Ordering by Post:
To order certificates by post, fill in the relevant GRO certificate application and send it to the address on the form.
4. Register Offices:
You can also order certificates from the local register office where the birth, death or marriage was registered.
Register Office : https://www.gov.uk/register-offices
** Certificates cost £11 and are sent 4 days after you apply.
** If you do not have a GRO index reference number, you’ll have to pay £3 extra for each search.
** Certificates are sent 15 working days after you apply.
** If you need the certificate sooner, you can use the priority service for £35.
** It’ll be sent the next working day if you order by 4pm.
** Extra copies are the same price.