Copy certificates, birth, marriage, death or civil partnership

Request a copy certificate

If you need a copy of a birth, marriage, death or civil partnership certificate, you can apply online, by post or in person.

Copy certificates currently cost £10 each. If you wish to have your certificate sent to you in the post there is an additional charge of £2.50 to cover the "signed for" postage fee plus administration. Alternatively you can collect your copy certificate from the Central Bedfordshire Register Office in Ampthill between 9am and 4:30pm. Your application will take 48 hours to process.

In order to process your application promptly, all questions must be answered on the application form.

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Applying by post

If applying by post please print off the form and send it to the address below, along with any documentation.

Please send your application form and cheque or postal order, made payable to Central Bedfordshire Council, to:

Central Bedfordshire Register Office
The Court House
Woburn Street
Ampthill
MK45 2HX

Applying in person

The Registers are held at Central Bedfordshire Register Office (address as above) and you can apply in person there between 9am and 4:30pm.

Copy certificates cost £10 each. If you wish to have your certificate sent to you in the post there is an additional charge of £2.50 to cover the “signed for” postage fee plus administration. Alternatively you can collect your copy certificate from the office above. Your application will take 48 hours to process.

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