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Order certificates

You can order copies of birth, death, marriage or civil partnership certificates from the Register Office in the area where the event occurred.

If you need a copy certificate for a birth, death or marriage which has taken place in the last six months, or for a marriage which took place in a church, please call one of our offices prior to making an application.

For full information on the cost of all certificates, please see our Fees page.

How to apply

Please note that your certificate will be sent to you within 7 working days of receipt of your application.


You can order your certificates online using credit or debit cards.

In person

Call into one of our offices between 9 am and 4.30 pm Monday to Friday. 

By telephone

Please phone us between 9 am and 4.30 pm Monday to Friday. 
Buckinghamshire Register Office (Aylesbury) - 01296 383005
Beaconsfield Old Town Registration Office - 01494 475205

By post

Write to us and include:

  • Details of the type of certificate you need.
  • Payment by cheque or postal order, please make cheques payable to Buckinghamshire County Council.
  • A self-addressed envelope with a stamp on.
  • Contact phone number for you.
  • The information listed below, depending on the copy certificate that you require.

Same day service

For an additional fee, we guarantee to produce the certificate on the same day and you can choose to collect it from the office or we can post it to you by first class post, provided you contact us before 3 pm. Applications received after 3 pm will be dealt with the following day. 

Information needed for copy certificates

Birth Death Marriage  Civil Partnership
  1. Full name
  2. Date of birth
  3. Place of birth
  4. Parents names including mother's previous name if applicable
  1. Full name
  2. Date of birth
  3. Address
  4. Occupation
  5. Date of death
  6. Place of death
  7. Name of husband if a married woman 
  1. Full names
  2. Date of marriage
  3. Place of marriage
  4. Any surname used before this marriage 
  1. Full names
  2. Date of Civil Partnership
  3. Place of Ceremony
  4. Address at time of ceremony


Buckinghamshire Register Office, County Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury HP20 1XF
Beaconsfield Old Town Registration Office, 29 Windsor End, Beaconsfield HP9 2JJ

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