Certificates

Order certificates of births, deaths and marriages relating to entries 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 posted out within 3 working days by second class mail, and will generally take another 2-3 business days to be delivered.

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
  • Credit card charge - £2.50

Note: If you have an abbreviated Certificate or Full Extract of that same entry, the search fee of £5.00 will not apply.

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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