Order a copy of a marriage or civil partnership certificate

How to order a copy of a marriage or civil partnership certificate

You can order a copy of a marriage or civil partnership certificate online or by writing to us.

If you would like to order a marriage certificate you need to provide the following information about the entry:

  • Full name of bride(s)
  • Full name of groom(s)
  • Date of marriage
  • Place of marriage

Online 

You can order a copy of a marriage or civil partnership certificate by submitting our online form.

Start order

Order your certificate by post

Complete the application form to order a copy of a marriage or civil partnership certificate by post.

If you order your certificate by post, you should send the:

  • Completed application form
  • Your payment by cheque or postal order payable to 'Wandsworth Borough Council'

To:

Wandsworth Register Office
Town Hall
Wandsworth High Street
London
SW18 2PU

Fees

  • £11 (standard service – produced within 15 working days)
  • £35 (priority service – temporarily suspended due to pandemic)

Owing to current national issues with the registration system it may not be possible to issue your certificate within advertised timelines. Once produced your order will be despatched by the following methods:

  • £2 (Signed For – 1st Class post)*
  • £7 (Special Delivery Guaranteed/Overseas)*

The special delivery option is advised. The Register Office and Wandsworth Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for certificates posted. If they do not arrive, you will be required to apply and pay the fees again.   

*Please ensure that there is someone at the address who can take delivery of your certificate as it must be signed for. Overseas postage must be paid for certificates sent outside the UK.

Civil partnership outside of Wandsworth

If the civil partnership was not in Wandsworth, you can:

If you are missing some details

All records of civil partnerships which took place in England and Wales will be held at the General Register Office (GRO). The GRO is able to carry out a much wider search in cases where details are not known. You can order a certificate online or at 0300 123 1837.