How do I obtain a copy Certificate?

You can obtain a copy certificate of a birth, death or marriage that has taken place in England and Wales since 1st July 1837 from the Register Office for the district in which the event occurred.

Fees are £10.00 for standard birth, death and marriage certificates, these requests are processed in 5 working days.

A same day priority service is now available for certificates. The charge for this service is an extra £5.00 per certificate (£15.00)

Personal Applications - may be made at the Register Office, and this involves the completion of a short application form.

By Post - for copies of Neath Port Talbot certificates, please provide the details of the entry you require. Cheques or Postal Orders should be made payable to 'NPTCBC'.

Contact us:

Address: The Register Office. 119, London Road, Neath. SA11 1HL

Telephone number: 01639 760021


For Overseas Customers please ensure cheques are expressed in Sterling and drawn on a London bank


If a birth certificate is for someone who has been adopted, then an application should be made to:

Adopted Childrens Register
Smedley Hydro
Trafalgar Road

Tel: 0300 123 1837

If you need any further help or advice, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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Last Updated: 07.08.2015 at 14:26

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