Order a copy certificate
|Certificate applications received on or after 21 December 2020 may not be dealt with until the service reopens on 4 January 2021.|
|A limited service for births, deaths and marriage certificate applications is currently available for orders using our basic level (Bronze) service. Applications for copy certificates can be dealt with over the telephone ONLY by calling 0345 678 9016. The online forms won't be reintroduced until further notice.|
Overseas customers - please order your copy certificates on the Gov.uk website.
To ensure that we have the correct records you require, please consult the attachments on this page to check we hold the register for the area required, and the approximate date on which you believe the event took place, before placing your order.
Take a look at our fees section to find out how much copy certificates cost.
Birth, marriages and deaths outside Shropshire
For births, marriages and deaths outside the county, you'll need to contact the relevant register office. To do this, visit the General Register Office website for England and Wales, and then type the town or postcode into the search facility on the site.
Certificates are available for purchase to commemorate any special occasion, such as becoming a grandparent, reaching a particular age, marking a special anniversary, or any other occasion or achievement. The certificates, which are bespoke and personalised to the recipient, are signed by the superintendent registrar or her deputy, in full colour on high quality paper and may be laminated if required (£1 extra per certificate).