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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, over the phone or by post.  Please see the details below.

We provide certified copy certificates for births, deaths and marriages that took place in Cornwall.  If your event occurred in Plymouth, Devon or the Isles of Scilly please use the following links to order your certificate. 

If your event took place elsewhere outside of Cornwall, you will need to apply direct to that district.

Certificate Fees

  • Fee : £12.50
  • Your certificate will be posted to you by 2nd class mail within 15 working days

Express Priority Service

  • Fee: £38.50
  • We will send your certificate 1st class mail the next working day.
  • Not currently available to order online. You can order by calling 0300 1234 181, to speak to our Certificate Applications department 

Due to demand on Royal Mail services, certificates ordered from Cornwall Registration Service may encounter delays. If you need a certificate urgently, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Family history

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

Order a copy certificate online

Order a copy of a birth certificate

Order a copy of a death certificate

Order a copy of a marriage certificate

Order a copy of a civil partnership certificate

Order by phone

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

Order by post

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

Please post your completed application together with your payment to:

Certificate Applications
PO Box 94

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