Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Visit suffolk.gov.uk/coronavirus for local guidance, including service changes and how to get tested.

You can call the Home, But Not Alone phoneline if you live in Suffolk and need urgent help during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apply for a copy of a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death certificate

We can provide you with copy certificates for any birth, death, marriage or civil partnership that took place in Suffolk since July 1837.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

There may be a delay in receiving a certificate due to staff availability and changes to postal schedules. Certificates for recent death registrations will be handled as a priority. You do not need to pay the additional priority fee to receive a death certificate sooner. Our staff are processing orders as soon as possible and we thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

Which certificate do you need?

Apply for copy of a death certificate

How to apply for a certificate for any death that took place in Suffolk since July 1837.

Apply for a copy of a birth certificate

Find out how to apply for a certificate for any birth that took place in Suffolk after July 1837.

Apply for a copy of a marriage certificate

How to apply for a certificate for any marriage that took place in Suffolk after July 1837.

Apply for a copy of a civil partnership certificate

How to apply for a certificate for any civil partnership that took place in Suffolk after July 1837.