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Copy certificates

If you require a copy of an entry you can either call in, telephone or write to us at:

Merthyr Tydfil Register Office
Ty Penderyn
26 High Street
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8DP


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)/card payments : £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 postage is £2 as the certificates will be sent by recorded delivery.


Please make all postal orders payable to 'Merthyr Tydfil C.B.C.'


For family history certificates if you could please attach a stamped addressed envelope.

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