Order a copy of a certificate

Events registered within the borough

You can buy certificates online for all births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships that occur 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 Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames you should contact the local Register Office for that area directly.  If you are not sure where it was registered, you can order a copy of the certificate via GOV.UK

How much does it cost?

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.

How can I get a certificate quickly?

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.

Order a certificate from Kingston Register Office

You can place an order online for a certificate of a birth, death, marriage or civil partnership that took place within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

When you order, you must know the name of the place  within Kingston upon Thames the birth, death, marriage or civil partnership occured.

We may be unable to produce a marriage certificate if  the marriage register is still held by the religious building. 

When an order is placed via the online form, we will call you to make the payment over the phone. 

If the birth, death, marriage or civil partnership happened outside of Kingston upon Thames, please contact the local register office for that area or the General Register Office on 0300 123 1837.

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