At any time during or after the death registration, you may purchase certified copies of the register entry. Costs for copy certificates can be found on our Register office charges and fees page.
Certificates are Crown Copyright and should not be photocopied for official purposes.
Penallta House register office can only issue replacement death certificates if they hold the register containing the original entry. If not, you must apply to the register office that holds the original record.
Information you will need to provide us with
In order for us to provide you with a copy death certificate it is important that you provide us with as accurate information as possible in order for us to locate the entry in the register.
Where possible we will need to know the following information about the deceased:
- Full name
- Date of birth
- Date of death
- Home address at the time of the death
- Place of death
- If married or in a civil partnership, the full name of the spouse or civil partner
How to apply
You can apply for a copy death certificate online.
Alternatively, call the register office on 01443 863478 during office hours or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following the submission of your application, a registrar will use the information you have provided to locate the death registration. You will then be contacted by the registrar, and if the search was successful, will advise you on how to proceed with obtaining your certificate.