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Copies of birth certificates

We can supply copies of birth certificates for records relating to Hull from 1837 onwards.

Certificates and costs

There are two types of certificate available –

  • Standard (full) birth certificate - this is a full copy of a birth entry and includes particulars of the child, parentage and registration

  • Short birth certificate - This shows only the first name(s), surname, sex, date of birth and district of birth. Many places will not accept short certificates as evidence of nationality or identity

Cost per certificate
Full birth certificate or short birth certificate 24 hour premium service* (collected from The Wilson Centre) £15
Full birth certificate or short birth certificate collected from The Wilson Centre £10
Full birth certificate or short birth certificate sent by first class post £11
Full birth certificate or short birth certificate sent by recorded delivery £12.50
Full birth certificate or short birth certificate sent by international post £13
Full birth certificate or short birth certificate sent by international signed for £16

*If you use the 24 hour premium service, certificates ordered before 4pm will be available for collection after 3pm the following working day. Applications received before 4pm on a Friday will be ready after 3pm the following Monday.

How to apply

To apply for a birth certificate, please download and complete the relevant form below.

You can either post your application form and payment or deliver your application form to The Wilson Centre on Alfred Gelder Street.


To request a birth certificate please ensure you tell us the following details in your application form -

  • date of birth
  • place of birth

You may also want to provide us with other details that can help with our search, and so that we can check that we are sending you the correct records. These may include -

  • parental details
  • religion

We can only supply certificates relating to records held at Hull. For a wider search, please use the web link on the top left.

 

Hull Registration Service

Hull Registration Service
The Wilson Centre Customer Service Centre
Hull City Council
Alfred Gelder Street
Hull
HU1 2AG

Telephone: 01482 300 300
Text phone: 01482 300 349
Email: register.office@hullcc.gov.uk

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Wednesday, 11am - 4.30pm
Thursday and Friday, 9am - 4.30pm
Saturday, 10am - 4pm
Sunday, closed

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