The easiest way to get a replacement birth, death or marriage certificate is direct from the register office that holds the records.

We are only able to issue copy certificates if the event was registered in the Torbay district after 1837.

To buy a replacement certificate you should complete the online application below, we will then post out your certificate to you. A full refund will be given if the entry is not found.

Standard Service

Your certificate will be posted within five working days of receiving your application by 2nd class post. For an additional fee of £1 your certificate will be posted 1st class.

Priority Service

For an additional fee of £20 we offer a priority service where the certificate will be sent out 1st class within 24 working hours of us receiving your application.


Certificate Fees
Type of certificate Issued within 2 months of registration Issued 2 months after registration
Birth £7 £10
Death £7 £10
Marriage £7 £10
Civil partnership £10 £10