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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.

  • Fee : £11
  • Your certificate will be posted to you by 2nd class mail within 15 working days
  • Fee : £35
  • We will send your certificate 1st class mail the next working day.
  • Not currently available to order online - order by calling 0300 1234 181, to speak to our Certificate Applications department 

Family history

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.

To order a copy certificate by post please download and complete the relevant form below: 

Pease post your completed application together with your payment to:

Certificate Applications
PO Box 94
Truro
TR1 9AZ