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Copy birth, death or marriage certificates

Costs of copy certificates

  • Certificates issued at the time of registration cost £4.00.
  • Subsequent applications whilst the register is with the registrar cost £7.00.

Once the register is full it is transferred to the archives for permanent preservation. The certificate is then issued at the following prices. These certificates are produced five working days from order.

  • Standard Copy Certificate of birthdeath or marriage (gives full details of register entry): £10.00.
  • Short Copy Certificate of birth (will not provide details of parents): £10.00.

Please note. For registrations within the last month a fee of £7.00 is charged for both standard and short birth certificates. Registrations before this period are charged at £10.00 for both standard and short birth certificates.

Please note from 16 February 2019 all certificate fess will be £11. 

For standard orders, the processing time is 5 working days. Delivery is then sent out by second class post so this would add additional time.

Priority service

There is a priority service available at an additional cost of £25. This services will ensure a 24 hour turnaround on certificates ordered.

All ordered certificates may be collected from the Register Office or posted to a specific address.

Please note that for both standard and priority service requests an additional postage charge of £1.50 is applied unless you request hand collection from Coventry Register Office.

Register office

Telephone: Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm


Tel: 024 7683 3141

Building opening times: 9.15am–4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)
Cheylesmore Manor House
Manor House Drive

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