For births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships that occurred in Sunderland you can buy copies of certificates online.  You'll need a debit or credit card to pay for your certificate.

Standard service

Copy certificates purchased through our standard service are £11 each and are issued within 5 working days of payment being made.

Fast Track Service

We offer a fast track service should you urgently require a copy certificate. Copy certificates purchased through our fast track service are £35 each.

Orders paid for before 12pm will be guaranteed first class posting on the same day OR can be collected from the Registrar's office between 4pm and 5pm Monday to Thursday and 4pm to 4:30pm Friday.

Orders paid for after 12pm will be guaranteed first class posting on the next working day OR can be collected the next working day from the Registrar's office between 4pm and 5pm Monday to Thursday and 4pm to 4:30pm Friday.

Request copies of Birth, Death and Marriage certificates

Other ways to request copy certificates:

  • Telephone Life and family ensuring you have a debit card to hand when placing your order.
  • Write to Sunderland Registration Service with as much detail as possible about the names and the event that will allow us to identify the register entry. Please enclose the appropriate fee (see below) and a stamped self-addressed envelope. Address your envelope to Sunderland Registration Service, Civic Centre, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7DN. Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to 'Superintendent Registrar'.

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