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. Urgent requests will be processed within 24 hours of receipt at a total cost of £35 per certificate and will be posted first class but 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 at the Register Office

You can call in to the office Tuesday to Friday 8.40am to 5pm, Saturdays 9am - 12noon 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.

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.