England is now subject to National lockdown: Stay at Home restrictions. You must stay at home.
The register office can provide a copy certificate for a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death that occurred within the city of Portsmouth. You will need to provide the following information:
* There are two types of birth certificate. The full birth certificate shows all names, date and place of birth, parents’ full names and occupations. For a passport application a full birth certificate is needed. A short birth certificate is also available, which shows full name, sex, date of birth and registration district of birth.
We cannot issue a certificate until we have received payment. For events that have occurred recently a reduced fee may apply.
Standard service per certificate £11
Your certificate can be collected or will be posted to you by 2nd class mail after five working days
Priority service per certificate £35
Your certificate can be collected or posted to you by 1st class mail within 24 hours.
These commemorative certificates are a unique keepsake of a birth, marriage, civil partnership naming or vow renewal ceremony. You can see examples of each displayed at Portsmouth register office. Commemorative certificates are A4 size (210mm x 297mm), printed on quality paper and cost £5.
Commemorative certificates cannot be used for legal or statutory purposes.