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Last Modified April 02, 2014


Applying for certificates

Blackpool registration service holds the original records of all the births, marriages and deaths that have been registered within its district since 1July 1837 up to the present day.

We also hold Civil Partnership records registered in Blackpool since 5 December 2005.

If the event for which you require a certificate took place in Blackpool, then we will hold the record. If the event took place in Fylde or Wyre, then we may also hold the record. If in doubt where the life event took place, search for Lancashire birth, marriage and death| certificates. The website will tell you which registration service holds the record.

Apply online

You can apply for a certified copy of a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death certificate online and the certificate will be posted to you in three working days. You can pay with a credit or debit card. There is a £2 admin fee and certificates cost £10.

Please read through the online instructions carefully and make sure we hold the record you require before you order. These applications are usually processed on the day they are received. 

Apply for certificates online|
 

Apply over the phone

You can apply for a certified copy of a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death certificate over the phone with a credit or debit card and the certificate will be posted to you in three working days. There is a £2 admin fee and certificates cost £10. We will take the relevant information and details of where it is to be posted. Please phone 01253 477177.

Apply in person

You can apply for a certified copy of a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death certificate in person by calling into the Customer First Centre in Municipal Buildings, located on Corporation Street from Monday to Friday, between 9.00am to 5.00pm.

You will need to fill in an application form with your own details as well as the details of the person whose certificate you are applying for.

  • Three Working Day Service - certificates cost £10.
    Example 1 - if an application is received on Monday, your certificate will be ready for collection on Thursday.
    Example 2 - if an application is received on Wednesday, your certificate will be ready for collection on Monday.

  • Fast-Track Same Day Service - certificates cost £28.

 

Our office address is:

Blackpool Registration Service
Customer First Centre
Municipal Buildings
Corporation Street
Blackpool
FY1 1GB.

Apply by post

You can apply for a certified copy of a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death certificate by post, enclosing a cheque or postal order and a stamped addressed envelope. Certificates cost £10. Please make the cheque or postal order payable to Blackpool Council. Please post your application to:

Registration Service
Blackpool Council
Municipal Buildings
PO Box 1066
Corporation Street
Blackpool
FY1 1GB

Apply for your adopted record

Information on how to apply for a copy of your adoption record|.

Apply for a stillbirth certificate

Information on how to apply for a Stillbirth certificate|. Only the parents of the child can apply for this certificate.