You can order birth, death, marriage, civil partnership, divorce and dissolution of civil partnership certificates online here. Select a record type from the drop-down menu, search for the register entry and click order certificate. You need a credit or debit card to use this service.

You can also order official certified paper copies of census records and Old Parish Register birth or baptism, marriage or proclamation of banns and death or burial entries in the same way.

If you require a certificate urgently, please use the “Priority Order” checkbox on the view basket screen after you have added any required certificates to your shopping basket; additional fee(s) apply for this service.

If you only require unofficial copies of census and OPR records for research purposes please go to quick people search or advanced search where you can view, save or print digital images of the records using credits. You can also do this for images of statutory births over 100 years, marriages over 75 years and deaths over 50 years.