Copy certificates

We hold the records of all births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships in Gateshead from 1837 onwards. You can search our records online.

How to apply for a copy certificate

Download an application form below, and then apply for the copy certificate by post or in person. You do not need an appointment to apply for a copy certificate.

You can also contact us by phone to request a copy certificate and pay in person by credit or debit card.

Icon for pdf Apply for a copy birth certificate [41.56KB]

Icon for pdf Apply for a copy adoption certificate [114.79KB]

Icon for pdf Apply for a copy death certificate [44.39KB]

Icon for pdf Apply for a copy marriage certificate [606.95KB]

Icon for pdf Apply for a copy civil partnership certificate [16.7KB]

Cost

Copy certificates from the Superintendent Registrar 
Standard or short certificate in person at Register Office (collection within five working days) £10

Application and receipt of certificate same day service (in person or first class post)

£18

Priority guaranteed next day delivery - application made by 1pm

£28
Searches 

General searches at a Superintendent Registrar's office

Any certificates purchased as a result of a search are subject to charges above

£18

Contact us

Gateshead Register Office
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

0191 433 3000
registeroffice@gateshead.gov.uk

Share this page