Copy certificates

COVID - 19 - Service update - 

You can use this online service to request a certificate if you have recently registered a death that occurred in Hull.

We are unable to provide our normal copy certificate service and do not know when this will resume. This means we cannot provide copies for historical records.

If you have recently completed a registration and have been told to access this service, certificates ordered will be posted to you as soon as available.

Copy Certificates

Priority next day collection is currently not available therefore please do not select this option when ordering online.

Our standard postal service requires a payment of £11 for each certificate, there is no additional postage cost.

Your certificate(s) will be posted within four working days after your order. 

We accept no responsibility for the safe delivery of certificates once they have left us and entered the postal system.

Please do not select collection or the priority service when using this form.  If a certificate is ordered using these services, it will not be produced and there could be a delay in processing refunds.

Complete our online form below to request a copy certificate -

We cannot advise when our normal service will be resumed.  We ask that you delay ordering certificates wherever possible so that we can prioritise our resources.  If you have an urgent query or need for a certificate please email

Certificates outside of Hull

If you need a copy certificate for an event that took place outside of Hull you need to contact the register office for the district in which the event took place or the General Register Office.

General Register Office website for certificates outside of Hull

Adoption certificates

If you need a copy of an adoption certificate you need to contact the General Register Office.

General Register Office website for adoption certificates