Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates

On this page you can order a copy of a birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificate.

You can order and pay Online, by Phone or by post.  Please see the details below.

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We provide certified copy certificates for Registrations that took place in Cornwall.  If your event took place outside of Cornwall, you will need to apply direct to that district.

Please note that usual delivery times may vary over the Christmas and New Year period.

Certificate Fees

  • Fee : £11
  • Your certificate will be posted to you by 2nd class mail within 15 working days

Express Priority Service

  • Fee : £35
  • We will send your certificate 1st class mail the next working day, however this can be collected by prior arrangement.
  • Not currently available to order online - order by calling 0300 1234 181, to speak to our Certificate Applications department 

* Certificates can only be collected by prior appointment.

If you are researching your family history within Cornwall, please read the information found on our Family History page before applying online.

If you have any difficulties using the online forms please call 0300 1234 181 to order and pay for your certificate.