Births & naming ceremonies

Ordering a copy certificate

For events registered in the London Borough of Sutton from 1970 onwards: please order a copy certificate online here.

For events registered in the London Borough of Sutton before 1970 or events registered outside of the borough: please visit the General Register Office or call them on 0300 123 1837.


What you need to know:

  • Important! You can only purchase copy birth, death or marriage certificate if the event occurred in the London Borough of Sutton
     
  • if the event was  registered in Sutton within the last 3 months, please contact a Registrar on 0208 770 6790 as the entry may still appear in the current register (therefore, may only cost £7)
     
  • the fee for a standard birth, death or marriage certificate is £10
     
  • copy certificates should be ordered from the register office where the event occurred
     
  • the Register Office  will post your certificate(s) within 5 working days
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