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 more than six months ago

Order a certificate from Kingston

For events that were registered more recently, please email us at [email protected] with the name(s) on the registration, dates and places of the event and your contact number. 

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.

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

Costs and collection

Certificates cost £11 each and are usually ready within five working days.

You can come and collect the certificate in person from The Register Office, at the Guildhall, or we can also post them out to you via Royal Mail 2nd class mail.

For an additional fee, statutory priority services are available as follows:

  • Next Day Priority Service (Monday - Friday) - order and pay before 3pm, and collect in person on the next working day after 10am. The fee for this is £35 which includes one certificate.
  • Priority Postal Applications (Monday - Friday) - order before 3pm and the certificate will be dispatched First Class post the same day. The fee for this is £35 which includes one certificate and postage & packing.

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: 17/02/2021 14:04:09

Registration Services

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

Address: The Old Court House
High Street
Kingston upon Thames

Telephone: 020 8547 5000