Request Copy Certificates

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

£35.00Important Notice

Our online booking system to request copies of certificates is currently being upgraded and will not be available until Monday18 February 2019.


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


Our services


Priority Service – Order must be received by 3 pm on a working day. 

 Collection in person - next working day after 10.00 am      £35.00
Posted after 2 working days - 1st class    £36.00
 Posted after 2 working days – UK signed for    £38.00
 Posted after 2 working days - European  £38.00
 Posted after 2 working days - Worldwide     £39.00


Standard Service 

Collection in person - after 5 working days     £11.00
 Posted after 5 working days - 1st class      £12.00
 Posted after 5 working days – UK signed for  £14.00
 Posted after 2 working days - European    £14.00
 Posted after 2 working days - Worldwide   £15.00


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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