Fees and charges
The following fees and charges apply from 1 April 2023.
You can order a certificate online.
|Item||Collection or delivery||Cost|
|Standard certificate||In person at the Register Office at the time of registration||£11|
|Standard or short certificate||24-hour next day service – includes first class post, if needed||£35|
|15-day standard service – includes second class post, if needed||£11|
|Additional postage and packaging||First class recorded delivery||£3.60|
|Special delivery, guaranteed next working day||£10|
Changes to initial registration
The following fees apply:
- £40 – change of forename added within 12 months of birth registration
- £75 – consideration by the Registrar or Superintendent Registrar of a correction
- £90 – consideration by the Registrar General of a correction
Fees are payable to the Registrar or Superintendent Registrar.