Newham

Copy certificates

​You can apply for copies of official birth, marriage and death certificates from the Newham Register Office.

Before you apply

Information you need

Birth certificate

You must know the:
  • name and surname (and any other names used) at the time of birth
  • date and place of birth
  • parents' full names
  • mother's maiden surname.

Death certificate

You must know the:
  • name and surname (and any other names used) at the time of death
  • date and place of death.

Marriage certificate

You must know the:
  • name and surname (and any other names used) at the time of marriage
  • maiden surname of the bride
  • date of marriage
  • name of place of marriage (register office, church).

How much it costs

Each certificate costs £10. We also charge for postage and a same day service.

Standard​ Same day​
Second class post​ ​£10 certificate + £2 postage = £12 £10 certificate + £10 same day service fee + £2 postage = £22
​Recorded delivery £10 certificate + £3 postage = £13 £10 certificate + £10 same day service fee + £3 postage = £23
Walk-in collection £10 certificate = £10 £10 certificate + £10 same day service fee = £20

We can't guarantee that you will receive your certificate if you choose a standard Royal Mail delivery. If it is lost in the post, you will need to re-apply and pay again.

Apply for a copy certificate 

Same day service

To apply for a same day service applications must be submitted before 3.30pm (BST). You will need to pay an extra £10 fee for this service.

Any submitted same day service applications received after 3.30pm (BST) will be processed on the next working day.

Apply online

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