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You can buy copies of certificates for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships which took place in Warrington since 1837.
You can order online, by post or in person. We’ll process your order within five working days, then send the certificate to you by second class post.
It costs £11 for each certificate.
You can order online and we’ll send the certificate out the same day, or next working day, by first class post. First class post takes 1 – 2 business days for delivery.
It costs £35 for each certificate.
The easiest way is to order online. You can choose either our standard or priority service.
Write to us at The Register Office, Warrington Borough Council, Town Hall, Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1UH
Make sure you include:
If these aren’t provided, we won’t be able to process your request. If you order by post you can only use our standard service.
Visit us at Warrington Register Office to order your certificate. You can choose either our standard or priority service and you’ll need to pay when you order, by cash or card.
If you’re looking for a certificate as part of your family history research you may not have all of the information about the birth, death or marriage. To find a certificate, you’ll at least need to know the year that it happened, and the name of the person or couple.
If you don’t have this information, you could try tracking down some more details from:
We can’t do this research for you. We also can't confirm information relating to family history research over the phone.
It’s really important that you give us as much accurate information as possible. Extra details such as addresses, occupations, names of parents/spouses are really useful to help us find the right certificate.
If we can't produce a certificate which doesn't corroborate with the information you provide, we’ll give you a full refund.
We can't give you a refund if we produce a certificate which corroborates with the information you provided, but is actually not the one you were looking for. This is why we need as much accurate detail as possible.
Please note we cannot be held liable for any certificates delayed or lost in the post