Certificates

We are only able to provide certificates for events that took place within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea from 1 July 1837 onwards.

Please note that these pages only relate to events that have already been registered. If you wish to book an appointment to register a birth or death, or book a marriage or civil partnership, please follow the links from the main Births, deaths and marriages page.

Applying for a certificate

Apply for copy certificates if the birth, death, marriage or civil partnership occurred in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Same day certificate service

Information on urgent applications for copy certificates.

Tracing your family tree

Sources of support and information in researching your family tree.

General Search

Information on what a General Search is, and how to go about conducting one.

DirectGov Website (external site)

If the event did not take place in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea or we have been unable to locate the entry then the Registrar General holds all of the records for England and Wales from 1st July 1837 onwards.