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Apply for copy certificates

Use these services to apply for copies of entries for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.

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We can only provide certificates for events that occurred in the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough. Upon receipt of your request you will be contacted to arrange payment before the certificate is issued.


All certificates issued from a current register on the day of registration are £4.00. Subsequent certificates issued from the current register are £7.00

Certificates issued from a full register (in the Superintendent Registrar's custody) are:

  • Short Birth Certificate: £10.00 (issued within 5 working days)
  • Standard Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates : £10.00 (issued within 5 working days)
  • Standard Certificates (priority service): £20.00
  • Five year search of indexes: £5.00 plus cost of certificate
  • Ten year search of indexes : £10.00 plus cost of certificate
  • General search made by applicant : £18.00

The fee for posting a certificate is £2 as the certificates will be sent by recorded delivery.

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