Request a certificate | Request a certificate | Oldham Council

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 £11.00.

Certificates will take up to 15 working days and will be posted out by 2nd class post. If you require a copy certificate urgently there is a £35 charge (including postage). Copies requested Monday to Thursday will be sent the following working day, those requested Friday to Sunday will be sent on Tuesday. All urgent certificates requested are sent by 1st class post, or can be collected in person at the register office.

Change due to Coronavirus advice

As a precaution, we are not currently taking applications for copy certificates in person. You can still apply online, over the phone, or by post.

Apply online

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

Apply over the phone

You can apply over the phone with a credit or debit card.

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

  • Phone: 0161 770 8960

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.