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How much is a birth certificate?

The cost of a birth certificate can vary depending on several factors such as location, type of certificate, and processing time.

The standard fee for a full (long) birth certificate vary from £22.99 to £29.99 depending on which part of the UK the birth was registered, you will also need to select the service type you require as well as the postage.  Its also worth noting some local authorities may charge a different fee for expedited processing.

Additionally, the cost for an apostille/legalisation service to validate the authenticity of the certificate for overseas use may also incur an additional fee.

It's important to verify the cost of a birth certificate online with the local authority or service provider you're using, as fees may differ. Ordering a birth certificate through an online service may also include additional fees for processing, handling, and delivery.

In conclusion, obtaining a birth certificate can cost anywhere from £22.99 to £99 or more, depending on the type of certificate, processing time, and any additional services required.

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We specialise in providing replacement birth certificate copies, marriage certificate copies and death certificate copies from England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Whether you need to order a birth certificate online for passport applications, social security, or immigration, or are conducting family history research, we are here to help.

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