You can order copy certificates online.

Certificate types

  • Birth
  • Death
  • Marriage
  • Civil Partnership

Only certificates which were registered in Scotland from 1855 to the present date are available.

The fee for a copy certificate is £15. If you request a copy certificate within one month of the event, the certificate costs £10. However, you can only get these from the office where the event was registered.

Same day requests

There is a £5.50 priority fee added for same day certificate requests. Our hours of business for this are Monday to Friday, 10am - 3pm


Our registration service can provide a family tree search service and registration staff can help you search digital images for a fee. You can also get paper prints of certain records.

Staff at our registration office can give you more information on searches.