Registration - copy certificates

New – you can now apply and pay online for a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate. Request a copy in minutes.

Need a copy urgently? Through our gold service, you can request to collect a certificate from Royal Oak House within an hour. Again, apply online.

What copy certificates can you issue?

You can obtain copies of birth, death or marriage certificates.

How do I get copy certificates?

If the particular event happened with the City of Derby boundary, the following options are available:

  • You can apply and pay online for a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate. If you need a copy urgently, use our gold service and you request to collect a certificate from Royal Oak House within an hour. Again, apply online.

  • Visit us at our Register Office, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
  • By post, completing an application form and returning it to us. You should enclose a stamped addressed envelope and the appropriate fee. All cheque payments to be made payable to Derby City Council. Copy certificates cost £10 each. 

We aim to issue all of our certificates within two working days.  Should you wish to obtain a certificate urgently our priority service costs an additional £10 and your certificate will be issued within 1 hour.

Certificate application forms are available below and you can either complete them on line or print them off.  If the record was not issued by the Derby Office we will redirect you to a more appropriate contact.  For further information, please contact us.

Opening times

Day Times
Monday 9.00am to 4.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am to 4.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am to 4.30pm
Thursday 9.00am to 4.30pm
Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Saturday By appointment only
Sunday Closed

Useful forms

Downloads

Contact details

Email:
Post address: Derby Register Office
Royal Oak House
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AR
Phone: 01332 641680
Minicom: 01332 640666

Derby Register Office
Royal Oak House
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AR