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

The cost of a birth, marriage, or death certificate is £12.50.

Certificates will take up to 15 working days and will be posted out by second class post. If you require a copy certificate urgently, there is a £38.50 charge (including postage).

Copies requested Monday to Thursday will be sent the following working day, those requested Friday to Sunday will be sent on Monday. All urgent certificates requested are sent by first class post or can be collected in person at the register office.

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.