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Request Copy Certificates

Request a copy of a Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Partnership certificate.

N.B. Please note that the Birth Certificate will show the Child and Parents names (This is called The Full Birth Certificate)

We offer the following service levels below for certificates requested online. 

Please note we do not take orders over the telephone for duplicate certificates.

The minimum information we will require is:

  • Did the event take place in the City of Nottingham?
  • Was the person adopted
  • Full name at birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Full name of Mother

If you require any assistance please contact us using the details towards the bottom of this page

Service levels

Gold

Certificate will be available to collect in person after 1 hour, provided the request is made between 9am and 3:30pm, on a working day. Otherwise the certificate will be available to collect by 10am on the next working day. Postage is not an option.
Price: £30.00

Silver

Certificate will be available to collect in person on the next working day, provided the request is made between 9am and 3:30pm on a working day. Otherwise the certificate will be available to collect by 10am on the day following the next working day. Postage is not an option for this level: you must collect the certificate in person.
Price: £20.00

Bronze

Certificate will be available to collect in person after 3 working days. If you require it to be posted to you, postage is available at an additional cost set out below.
Price: £15.00

Standard

Certificate will be available to collect in person after 5 working days. If you require it to be posted to you, postage is available at an additional cost set out below.
Price: £10.00

  • UK Royal Mail Signed For plus £3.00
  • UK First Class Postage plus £1.00
  • European Postage plus £3.00
  • Worldwide Postage plus £4.00

In person

The Register Office
The Council House
Old Market Square
Nottingham
NG1 2DT

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm

 We offer the following services if you visit us at the Register Office:

  • Gold Service: Certificate after 1 hour - £30
  • Silver Service: Certificate next working day - £20
  • Bronze Service: Certificate after 3 working days - £15, if you require it to be posted to you, postage is available at an additional cost set out below
  • Standard Service: Certificate after 5 working days - £10, if you require it to be posted to you, postage is available at an additional cost set out below

UK Royal Mail Signed For plus £3.00
UK First Class Post plus £1.00
European Postage plus £3.00
Worldwide Postage plus £4.00

By post

If you would like to obtain a copy certificate by post please enclose a postal order for the relevant amount made payable to ‘Nottingham City Council’ and a stamped addressed envelope. Please note we do not accept cheques.

Contact us at

The Register Office
The Council House
Old Market Square
Nottingham
NG1 2DT

Tel: 0115 841 5554
Email: office.register@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Family History Certificates

If you're applying for a certificate of birth, death or marriage which took place before 1910, please refer to the pages Request Family History Certificates pre 1910

Contact Us

The Register Office The Council House Old Market Square Nottingham NG1 2DT Mon to Fri 9am to 4.30pm office.register@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Tel: 0115 841 5554
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