Request a certificate

The Oldham Register Office only holds the records for people who were born, married or died in the Oldham District.

The cost of a birth, marriage or death certificate is £10.00.

Certificates take two days to produce. Urgent requests will cost an additional £6.

Apply online

You can apply for a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate online, and the certificate will be posted to you.

There is a £1 admin fee when applying online.

Apply over the phone

You can apply over the phone with a credit or debit card (there is a £1.00 card charge for this service).

We will take the relevant information and details of where it is to be posted.

  • Phone: 0161 770 8960

Apply at the Register Office

You can call in to the office Tuesday to Friday 8.40am to 5.00pm, Saturdays 9.00am - 12pm and apply in person for a copy of a birth, marriage or death certificate.

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

Certificates take two days to produce. Urgent requests will cost an additional £6.

Apply by post

You can apply by post with a cheque or postal order and enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

Please make the cheque payable to Oldham MBC.

It will be processed within 2 days and returned to you by second class post


Oldham Register Office
Chadderton Town Hall
Middleton Road
Chadderton
Oldham, OL9 6PP
Tel 0161 770 8960
Fax 0161 770 3729