Applying for a certificate

Information on the different ways to get certificates for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.

Applying for a certificate

You have two options to get a certified copy of a certificate if a birth, death, marriage or civil partnership occurred within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea:

Apply online to order a copy certificate

Please note that severe disruption to the postal service due to the pandemic is causing significant delays to the delivery of certificates.

Our service standards

  • certificates ordered using the standard service will be posted within seven working days

Fees

Certificate:

Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates -  £11

Postage:

  • UK First Class - £0.00
    • Posted within 7 days by First Class (UK Postcodes Only)

  • UK Signed For - £2.40

    • Posted within 7 days by 'Signed For' Class (UK Postcodes Only)

  • UK Priority First Class - £24.00

    • Posted the day after you order by First Class - order before 4pm (UK Postcodes Only)

  • UK Priority Signed For - £26.00

    • Posted the day after you order by 'Signed For' - order before 4pm (UK Postcodes Only)

  • International Tracked (all non-UK Postcodes) - £34.00

    • Posted within 7 days by 'International Tracked' post (All non-UK Postcodes)