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Copy Certificate Request

Copy Certificate GDPR

The information that you provide to us will be used for the specific purpose of fulfilling the request/application you are completing and any subsequent administration required as part of that process. It may also be used for management information and statistics to assess the service and measure future provisions.

All of your information is processed in accordance with any applicable data protection legislation and regulations.

For full details on how we use, store and share your information please view the council's privacy notice relating to Gloucestershire Registration Service.

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You can order:

  • A full birth, marriage/civil partnership or death certificate for £11.00 to be dispatched within 7 calendar days. Certificates will be sent via Royal Mail 2nd class delivery service.
  • A short birth certificate for £11.00 to be dispatched within 7 calendar days. Please note this does not include details of the parents and not accepted by passport offices or other organisations. Certificates will be sent via Royal Mail 2nd class delivery service.
  • An express copy of any certificate for £35 to be dispatched within 24 hours of receipt. Certificates will be sent via Royal Mail 1st Class delivery service which aims to deliver on the next working day (including Saturdays)  Please note this service is not available at weekends or on Bank Holidays.

All certificates must be paid for before we issue them.   

All certificates may be collected in person from Gloucestershire Registration Service based within Gloucestershire Heritage Hub, Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester GL1 3DW

You will be contacted by the Copy Certificates Team when the certificate is ready for collection.

Please note:  we only hold records for events which took place in Gloucestershire.