You can request copies of certificates if a birth, marriage or death was registered in Wolverhampton from 1837 to the present day.

Demand for our certificate service is currently very high. Please bear with us as our response times are longer than normal. Thank you.


  • £11 to include 2nd class standard postage
  • £12 to include 1st class standard postage
  • £13 to include international 1st class standard postage
  • £35 for priority service – telephony service only via 01902 555777, certificate can be collected from Business Reception at the civic centre within a couple of hours of payment being made or we can post first class (if ordered after 12 noon the certificate will be posted next working day)

All standard certificate applications are subject to a 20 working days turnaround time, once you have submitted your online application form we will telephone you within 15 days to take the appropriate payment from your debit/credit card.

All certificate orders incur a £5 processing fee in addition to the above fees, regardless of how may certificates you order.

Request a standard certificate

Please complete the following form

Order a certificate

Request a priority certificate

Please contact us by telephony service only via 01902 555777.

Please note: The following areas do not fall within the boundary of Wolverhampton. If the birth, death, or marriage happened in one of these areas, City of Wolverhampton Council will not hold the certificate.

  • Coven
  • Bilbrook
  • Codsall
  • Perton
  • Wombourne
  • Essington
  • Featherstone
  • Lower Penn
  • Cheslyn Hay
  • Coseley
  • Bridgnorth
  • Albrighton