Certificates

We only issue certificates for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships within Kensington and Chelsea from 1991 to the present. You can get certificates for life events before 1991 from the General Register Office or by calling 0300 123 1837.

The pages below relate to events that have already been registered. To register a birth or death, or book a marriage or civil partnership, please book an appointment. You can do this from the main Births, deaths, marriages and citizenship page.

Applying for a certificate

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

Same day certificate service

Information on our priority service to get copies of birth, death, marriage and civil partnership 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.