Order a certificate

Order replacement certificates online for birth, death, marriage and civil partnerships.

If you experience any issues when ordering a certificate email registrars@eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk and we'll arrange to call you back.

Service information

Certificates can be issued for any event registered in East Renfrewshire. We can also provide certificates from any registration district in Scotland, except for events registered during the current or previous year. In these cases you should contact the office where the event was registered.

Please note, in the case of a birth entry, if the event is registered under the Adoptive Children's Register, this entry can only be issued by the National Records office for Scotland in Edinburgh.


Copy certificate fees

OrderFee (£)
When registering10
Full copy certificate15
Additional copies10

Before you start

You'll need a debit or credit card to pay for the certificates.

Birth certificate

To order a birth certificate you'll need the:

  • first name of the person
  • last name at birth
  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • mother's maiden name

Marriage or civil partnership certificate

To order a marriage or civil partnership certificate you'll need the:

  • first names of partner 1 and 2
  • last names at birth for partner 1 and 2
  • date of marriage or civil partnership
  • place of marriage or civil partnership

Death certificate

To order a death certificate you'll need the:

  • name of deceased
  • date of death
  • place of death
  • age at death

Order online

Order and pay online

What happens next

After you've submitted the form, the certificate(s) will be sent out within 20 working days.

Last modified on 29 June 2023