Copy certificates

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You can order birth, death, marriage or civil partnership copy certificates from us for an event that took place in Hull more than one month ago.

How to order a copy certificate

Collection service

Our standard collection service costs £10 for each certificate. You can collect your certificate(s) from The Wilson Centre three working days after your order.

Postal service

Our standard postal service costs £10 for each certificate. Your certificate(s) are posted within three working days after your order and we accept no responsibility for the safe delivery of certificates once they have left us and entered the postal system -

  • first class delivery costs £1.50 (£2 for three or more copies)
  • recorded delivery costs £2.50 (£3 for three or more copies)

Premium service

If you need your certificates quickly, our premium service costs £15.50 for each certificate. Orders placed before 4pm are available for collection at The Wilson Centre after 3pm the following working day (orders placed on a Friday are available to collect the following Monday, except bank holidays).

Certificates outside of Hull

If you need a copy certificate for an event that took place outside of Hull you need to contact the registry office within that district 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