If you want to get a copy of a certificate for a birth that was registered in Coventry you can apply online or by telephone. We do not take postal applications.

Certificates are usually produced within ten working days of making the application. For an extra fee we offer a priority service where certificates can be issued within 24 hours of ordering.

Telephone applications need a card payment. Please have these details ready when calling. The certificate(s) will be posted within ten working days. You should allow at least 15 working days for the return of a certificate by post unless you have paid extra for priority ordering.

Costs of a copy of a birth certificate

Apply online for a copy of a birth certificate

What information do we need?

  • The name or names the certificate applies to
  • The date of the event
  • The place of the event
  • Parents' names for a birth certificate
  • Any other information that may help us find the certificate
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Register office

Telephone: Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm. Building opening times: 9.15am–4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)

Address: Cheylesmore Manor House
Manor House Drive
Coventry
CV1 2ND

Telephone: 024 7683 3141