Copy Certificate

Important Information

WHAT CAN I BUY ?

Birth certificates

The birth must either have been have taken place within a Northumberland Hospital, or have been a home-birth within Northumberland and have taken place after 1837.

Death certificates

The actual death must have taken place within Northumberland and have taken place after 1837.

Marriage certificates

The marriage must have taken place within Northumberland and have taken place after 1837. View a list of licensed premises here.

Civil Partnership

The partnership must have taken place within Northumberland and have taken place after 1837. View a list of licensed premises here.

HOW MUCH DO THEY COST ?

  • £10 (standard service - to be collected from County Hall or any main Register Office. Customer will be informed by telephone when certificate is ready)
  • £12 (standard service - to be posted)
  • £20 (priority service - to be posted first class or collected from County Hall Morpeth or any main Register Office )
  • £25 (£30 Saturday delivery) (express service - guaranteed next day delivery for orders placed before 2pm. A signature will be required on delivery.)

HOW LONG WILL THEY TAKE TO ARRIVE?

  • standard service (UK) – orders are processed within five working days and posted second class or collected from County Hall Morpeth or any main Register Office. Customer will be informed by telephone when certificate is ready
  • priority delivered(UK) – orders are processed within 24 hours of order receipt (Mon-Fri) and posted first class
  • priority collected(UK) - orders are processed within 24 hours of order receipt (Mon-Fri) and collected from County Hall Morpeth or any main Register Office, we will call when order is ready for collection
  • requests from outside the UK - please allow 28 days for delivery
Main Register Offices are Alnwick, Berwick, Hexham and County Hall Morpeth

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