Last Modified February 08, 2016
Blackpool registration service holds the original records of all the births, marriages and deaths that have been registered within its district since 1 July 1837.
We also hold civil partnership records registered in Blackpool since 5 December 2005.
If the event took place in Fylde or Wyre, then in some cases we may also hold these records. If in doubt where the event took place, search for Lancashire birth, marriage and death certificates. The website will tell you which registration service holds the record.
You can apply for a certified copy of a birth, marriage, civil partnership or death certificate online. We operate a 5 working day service. The fee is £10.
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. We operate a 5 working day service. The fee is £15. Please telephone 01253 477177.
- Fast-track same day service - certificates cost £28
If you require a certificate urgently, please telephone us and we can arrange either postal arrangements with you or for the certificate to be collected.
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. We are open from Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 4.30pm.
5 Working-Day Service - certificates cost £10
If an application is received on Monday, your certificate will be ready for collection the following Monday.
Fast-Track Same Day Service - certificates cost £28
Application form needs to have been handed in by 4.00pm
Our office address is:
Blackpool Registration Service
Customer First Centre
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. Post your application to:
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.