Lost Birth Certificate
Order a Lost Birth Certificate, suitable for both legal and family history uses. If you have lost your birth certificate UK, or need one for family history purposes, this replacement copy will help you.
Duplicate Birth Certificates are often essential to prove identity when applying for:
Visas and Immigration
Lost Birth Certificate
All replacement birth certificates we supply are fully certified copies which are
suitable for all official purposes. Some reasons for obtaining a certificate
include an application for marriage, applying for an academic course, applying
for a passport or a driver's licence. One of the most common reasons is that the
original certificate was lost or mislaid.
Replacement of a lost birth certificates do not require a signed release or similar for
the order to be processed. Nor does further documentation (e.g. driver's licence
or passport) have to produced.
Generally, there will be no special needs for the
order to be completed, beyond the initial supplying of information and
Types of lost birth certificates
There are two types of birth certificates, the full birth certificate. This is a copy of the entry in the birth register, giving all the recorded details
the short certificate. This only gives the child's full name, sex, date and place of birth. It does not give the name and particulars of the mother or father. A short certificate is issued free of charge when a birth is first registered
There is no choice between non certified and certified - all certificates
issued are certified. All certificates issued are issued with an official seal,
some certificates have a raised seal or a stamped seal.
We can supply birth certificates from the United Kingdom (UK) of Great
England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, and many overseas
births where the location was once a British territory, or if the event was
registered with a British consulate.
Require an Apostille (Legalised) UK Certificate? An Apostille is a certificate confirming that a signature or a seal on a certificate is genuine. The process of obtaining an Apostille is called Legalisation.
Legalisation is usually required by foreign authorities before they will allow a UK document to be used for official purposes in their country. Apostille Certificates issued in the UK will be accepted in the following countries without further legalisation - Apostille Countries.
Copy birth certificate
Searches of the records in a UKOS's Office for details of births usually for copy certificates. Copy certificates can only be obtained via the online order form, the certificate would contain the birth details first registered. The minimum information needed to find an entry is the name of the person, place of birth and year the birth took place.
Registers of births, marriages and deaths
Copies of marriage certificates
Copies of birth certificates
Copies of death certificates