Order a Certificate

Order a certificate for births, deaths and ceremonies

 

Registered within the borough

Use this service to order a copy of a certificate for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships registered within the borough of Kingston upon Thames.

Order a certificate from Kingston

We hold all records for all births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships that occured within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames from 1837 to the present day.

Costs and collection

Certificates cost £11 each with our standard service and are usually ready within five working days. 

Certificates cost £35 each with our priority service and are ready the same day if ordered before 12pm.

Postage and collection services are as follows:

  • Standard (and international) orders are posted second class Royal Mail within 10 working days
  • Priority orders are issued the same working day and then posted first class Royal Mail
  • For Standard orders which you have specified are to be collected from our office, we will telephone you onces these are available. 
  • For Priority orders placed before 12pm, which you have specified are to be collected from our office in person, these will be available between 1pm and 4pm the same day. 

Events registered outside the borough

If the birth, death, marriage or civil partnership was not registered within the borough of Kingston contact the local Register Office for the area the event was registered in. 

If you are not sure where it was registered, you can order a copy of a certificate from the General Register Office via Gov.uk:

Order a certificate from GOV.UK

Divorce certificates

Copies of decree absolutes are not held at the Register Office. These can be obtained from the county court where the divorce was heard.

Last Modified: 22/10/2021 09:00:17

Registration Services

Opening Hours by appointment only: Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm. Saturday 10am - 1pm

Address: The Old Court House
Guildhall
High Street
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 1EU

Telephone: 020 8547 5000