Copy certificate timescales

Due to a high level of demand, there may be a delay to issuing copy certificates. If your request is urgent, please use our express service.

Request a copy certificate - births, deaths and marriages

You can use this form to request copy certificates for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships that occurred in the Stockport Registration District.

Standard copy certificates cost £11 per certificate and we aim to have these ready for postage or collection within 10 working days.

An express service is available for an extra fee of £24 per person and we'll aim to have these ready for postage or collection within 24 hours of the request.

If you choose to have your certificates posted to your address, our postal charges are:

  • first class: £1
  • first class signed for: £2
  • special delivery: £7

Stockport Register Office can accept no liability for items lost in the post.

Before you start

You'll need to know the full details of the person(s) you'd like to obtain a copy certificate for.

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How we use your data

The council primarily use your data for responding to your request, this may be shared with the NHS and other government departments in accordance with our organisational privacy notice. We never sell your data to third parties or use it to market to you without your consent.