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Order copies of certificates

We can provide certificates for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships that happened in Lewisham from 1 January 1940 onwards.

Order a certificate from us


  • locating the original certificate and providing the copy: £11
  • priority service: £35 - issued next working day if ordered before 2pm

If we can't issue a certificate

We won't be able to issue a copy certificate if we don't hold the entry, or can't trace it from the information you provide. Please try to provide as much information as possible.

If we can't find your certificate, we'll retain the £11 search fee, but we'll refund any priority payments, and any additional payments you've made on top of the £11 for any extra copies of the certificate.

If we can't issue the certificate, please contact the General Register Office - they hold records of births, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths registered in England and Wales since 1 July 1837.

Copies of adoption, naturalisation or gender recognition certificates

We don't provide copies of adoption, citizenship and naturalisation gender recognition certificates.

Certificates for events that happened before 1940

For earlier events, you can order certificates from GOV.UK.

Register Office

368 Lewisham High Street, Lewisham, London, SE13 6LQ.
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