Get a copy certificate for a birth, death or marriage that was registered in the borough of Telford and Wrekin. For births, marriages and deaths outside of the borough, you will need to contact the relevant register office.
For birth certificate applications, there is a section in the application form where you can tell us whether you want a standard or a short certificate (an abbreviated version showing the name, date and district of birth only). Please note a standard birth certificate is required for passport applications.
What will it cost?
Please note: the Registration Service can only take card payments: we are unable to take cash payment.
Please note: from 16 February 2019, all certificates at the time of registration and thereafter will cost £11 each. Should a customer require a certificate within 24 hours from an historical record held by the Superintendent Registrar, the statutory fee will be £35. Postage costs for signed-for post is an additional £3.50, or an additional £7.50 for Special Delivery. The international signed postage fee is £11.50.
Apply for a certificate
You can apply for a certificate over the phone by calling 01952 382444. Please have your credit/debit card details to hand.
Download and complete the appropriate certificate application form and send it, along with a cheque made payable to 'Superintendent Registrar' and a stamped self-addressed envelope, to:
Telford & Wrekin Register Office
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre
Why are we collecting your personal data and what will we do with it?
Personal information collected from you for this certificate application will be held and processed by Registration Officers for this registration district. The Superintendent Registrar is a data controller for birth, marriage and death registrations, and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will only use information where there is a lawful basis to do so for fraud prevention or detection, immigration and passport purposes. For further details on the Council's privacy arrangements, please view our privacy notice.
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