Copy certificates

The registers contain the records of all Norfolk births, deaths and marriages from 1837.

If the date on the certificate is earlier than 31 March 2011, the record will be held at the Norfolk Record Office.

If you do not know the area where the event took place you can contact the General Register Office on 0300 123 1837 and select option 1 for assistance.

Request and pay for a copy certificate online

If you need a certified copy of an entry you can request, pay for and then track your order using the online form and your My Norfolk customer account.

First you will need to:

How much does it cost?

The cost of a copy certificate is between £8 and £11 for the first certificate and between £7 and £10 for subsequent certificates. 

Urgent copy certificates

A priority service is available at £21 for next day collection or dispatch as long as the application has been received by 2pm. 

You will be offered the options of collecting your copy certificate the following day from us at the Archive Centre or next day dispatch by first class post

Contact us:

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (9.30am on Tuesday)

0344 800 8020 (option 3, then option 2)

For all events registered in Norfolk after 1 April 2011

Norfolk Registration Service
King’s Lynn Register Office
Town Hall
Saturday Market Place
King’s Lynn,
PE30 5DQ

Monday to Friday 9.30am-4.30pm

0344 800 8020 (option 3, then option 2)

Email: registration.klynn@norfolk.gov.uk