Certificates

Order certificates of births, deaths and marriages recorded in Scotland from 1855 to present day. 

Please call with your debit or credit card details, and we will post your certificate to you:

  • 0131 271 3281

Certificates are sent within 3 working days by second class mail. Delivery usually takes another 2-3 business days.

Fees

  • At time of registration, a full extract of a Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership is £10.00
  • 1 month after registration, the fee is £15.00, which includes a search fee of £5.00
  • Postage charge - £1.00

Note: If you have an abbreviated Certificate or Full Extract of that same entry, there is no £5.00 search fee.

Order online

You can also order certificates online from the Scotland's People website. You need to register with the website and buy tokens in order to search for the relevant information.

Adopted children

Copies of birth certificates for adopted children are only available from National Records of Scotland, New Register House, Edinburgh EH13 3YT. 

Please call 0131 535 1314.

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