Copy and Replacement Certificates

Copy Certificates

Information about replacing or correcting birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates.

Is There an Error in the Certificate?

If the information in the certificate is incorrect, please contact us so we can help you with the problem.

Email: registeroffice@worcestershire.gov.uk

Certificate Fees and Services

In addition to the £10.00 charge per certificate, customers are required to choose from one of the following services.

Service

Cost

Production Time

Postage Type

Delivery Time

Standard Service

£2.00

5 working days

1st Class. (orders within the UK only) Recorded Mail

2-3 working days

Express Service (ordered before 12:00pm)

£13.00

Same working day

Royal Mail Special Delivery (not available for family history applications or orders outside of the UK)

Next working day. (Signature required on delivery)

Express Service (ordered after 12:00pm)

£13.00

Next working day

Royal Mail Special Delivery (not available for family history applications or orders outside of the UK)

2 working days. (Signature required on delivery)

Overseas Service

£6.00

5 working days

Airmail (Royal Mail Tracked and Signed for)

up to 5 days. (Signature required on delivery)

Christmas 2017 Register Office Certificate Services

Please note: Certificate production will be suspended between the following dates: Thursday 21st December 2017 to 2nd January 2018

The following information includes certificate production times for each service:


Express Service (Royal Mail special delivery)
The last date to order for delivery before Christmas is 20th December 2017 – before 12:00pm

Overseas Delivery Service (International tracked and signed for)
The last date to order for delivery before Christmas is 1st December 2017 before 12:00pm

Standard Service (1st Class recorded mail)
The last date to order for delivery before Christmas 14th December 2017 – before 12:00pm

 

Please be aware of the following:

Birth Certificates issued by Worcestershire Registration Services are the full birth certificate (this is the one that includes parents' details) and is used to obtain passports open a bank account etc.… 

Worcestershire Registration Services are not liable for any certificates that are delayed or lost in the post. In the event the item posted does not arrive, you will be required to purchase a replacement.

Unable to apply and pay online?

If you are unable to pay by debit/credit card you can apply by post and pay by cheque, please download and fill in an application form:

Your completed form should be returned by post to:

Worcestershire Registration Services
County Hall
Spetchley Road
Worcester
WR5 2NP

Cheques should be made payable to Worcestershire County Council.

Please be aware SAE's cannot be used as a substitute to the payment of the service charges above.  Any application received with the incorrect fee will be rejected by Worcestershire Registration Services. 

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