Order a birth certificate

To order a birth certificate (including copies or historic birth certificates) you will need to provide the following:

  • full name at birth of the person whose certificate is required
  • date of birth (or year)
  • place of birth – hospital, town or district
  • names and surnames of parents, including the mother’s maiden name, if known.

There are three delivery options:

  • second class post within 15 working days at £11.00 per certificate
  • priority first class within 24 hours (Monday to Friday, excludes public holidays) at £35.00 per certificate
  • collection from Isle of Wight Register Office, Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport, PO30 2QS.

Payment is via debit or credit card.