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Copy certificates for births, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths

You can order birth, marriage, civil partnership and death copy certificates from us if they have taken place in Hull since 1837.

How to order

To order a certificate for -

  • an event registered more than one month agouse our online service to order a copy certificate
  • an event registered within the last month - telephone 01482 300 300
  • a birth recently recorded by declaration - telephone 01482 300 300

Order online

There are three ways to order a certificate online -

  • Premium service

    If you need the certificate quickly, our premium service costs £15.50 for each certificate. Orders placed before 4pm are available for collection at The Wilson Centre after 3pm the following working day (orders placed on a Friday are available to collect the following Monday, except bank holidays).

  • Standard service - collected

    Our standard collection service cost £10 for each certificate. You can collect your certificate(s) from The Wilson Centre three working days after your order.

  • Standard service - posted

    Ideally certificates should be collected in person or by an authorised representative but if this is not convenient we will post the certificate out to you. Your certificates are posted within three working days of your request and we accept no responsibility for the safe delivery of certificates once they have left us and entered the postal system. 

    Our standard UK postal service costs £10 for each certificate.

The cost for postage by -

    • recorded delivery is £2.50 (£3 for three or more copies)
    • first class delivery is £1.50 (£2 for three or more copies)

Certificates cannot be posted outside of the United Kingdom.

Other ways to order

You can also order -

  • by telephoning 01482 300 300 (select option six from the automated menu)
  • in person at The Wilson Centre

Certificates outside of Hull

If you need a copy certificate for an event that took place outside of Hull you need to contact the registry office within that district or the General Register Office.

Visit the General Register Office website for certificates outside of Hull (link opens in a new window)

Adoption certificates

If you need a copy of an adoption certificate you need to contact the General Register Office.

Visit the General Register Office website for adoption certificates (link opens in a new window)

Hull Registration Service

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

Telephone: 01482 300 300
Text phone: 01482 300 349

Opening hours

Monday and Tuesday, 9am - 4.30pm
Wednesday, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Thursday and Friday, 9am - 4.30pm
Saturday, 10am - 1pm
Sunday, closed

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