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During this time you will not be able to access our online services.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Complete online

1 Provide details for a certificate

Apply online for a certificate as a record of:

  • birth
  • change of name
  • marriage
  • single status or
  • death
  • relationship

Applying for someone else's certificate?

2 Pay online

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Our secure online payment system accepts Visa or Mastercard only.

Complete by mail or in person

3 Provide proof of identity


Provide identity documents in person, via mail or online

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4 Get your certificate

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In line with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, the Registry is collecting information in this form to determine your eligibility to obtain the requested certificate and to prevent fraud. For more information, please see BDM's Privacy Policy.

If you do not provide all of the information requested, particularly that relating to the reason the document is required and your relationship to the registered person, then you may not be provided with a certified copy of the certificate.