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 ?

  • £11 (standard service - to be posted second class)
  • £35 (priority service - to be posted first class)
  • If you have recently registered a death via a telephone appointment, you do not need to order certificates using the priority service. Please use the standard service (fee - £11 per certificate). We will be monitoring the orders and will be producing the certificate on the same or next working day, and will be sending them out first class.

HOW LONG WILL THEY TAKE TO ARRIVE?

  • standard service (UK) – orders are processed within fifteen working days and posted second class
  • priority service (UK) – orders are processed within 24 hours of order receipt (Mon-Fri) and posted first class
  • requests from outside the UK - please allow 28 days for delivery
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