Order a copy certificate

We hold records for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships that were registered in Hartlepool from 1837 to the present day.

Order a copy certificate online

You are able to order certificates for events that took place in Hartlepool by;

If the event took place outside of Hartlepool we are unable to produce a certificate. You should contact the Register Office that holds the record or General Register Office who hold a central copy of all registrations for England and Wales.


Fees and production times

Service Fee per certificate  Production time
 Standard service   £11 Certificate issued on or before 15 working days. Hartlepool Registration Service aim to issue by the fifth working day however this timescale may increase during busier periods.
 Priority service  £35 Certificate issued same working day if ordered before 3pm. Orders after 3pm will be issued the next working day.

The above fees include first class postage / standard international postage (if required). Recorded, guaranteed and tracked international delivery options are available for an additional charge.


Certificates we are not able to issue

We may not be able to issue birth certificates that relate to an adopted child, please contact us for further information

We are not able to issue certificates for stillbirths, these are held by the General Register Office

We are not able to issue baby loss certificates, they can be applied for online - www.gov.uk/request-baby-loss-certificate