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 register the birth of a newborn baby, register a death or if the marriage/civil partnership ceremony has yet to take place, then please see the links at the bottom of this 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

Copy certificates

How to obtain copy certificates for births, deaths, marriages or civil partnerships that occurred in the Royal Borough

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.