Apply for a copy of a certificate

Important Information: Due to Royal Mail Strikes throughout the winter, there will be delays in postage.

Certificate production time can take up to 20 working days to be processed. This does not include postage time. 

The Same Day express service is now back in operation.

Please note, to get your certificate processed the same day you must order your certificate before 12pm. Any orders placed thereafter will be processed the following day. The cost of this service is £35 (this does not include postage cost).

Please note, if you order a certificate for collection it will be held for one year. Any certificates not collected within a year will be confidentially destroyed, and you will have to pay again.

Copies of birth, marriage and death certificates

You can obtain a copy of a certificate for a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death that was registered in Camden.  We also have access to former historic districts of St Pancras, Hampstead and Holborn.

However, If you require a certificate for an event that took place before 1940 you will need to contact the General Office (GRO) to order it. Their telephone number is 0300 123 1837.

Get copies of certificates

You can order certificates online any time after the registration has been completed (please allow at least 5 working days if you have registered a birth by declaration at a different register office).

Apply online for copies of certificates

Please ensure that you have completed your contact details correctly (especially your landline or mobile number) in the event we need to contact you. 

Certificate fees

Download a list of our certificate fees (PDF)