Can I Order a Birth Certificate for Someone Else?

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There are many reasons you need a birth certificate. Maybe you’re getting married or applying for a driver’s licence, or perhaps you’re registering your child for school or a sport’s team.


Help! I’ve Lost My Birth Certificate

Man Looking for Lost Birth Certificate

There are any number of reasons why you need your birth certificate. Whatever your need, if you suddenly find yourself thinking, ‘I’ve lost my birth certificate’, then don’t panic.

It’s never been easier to replace a lost birth certificate than with UK Birth Certificates. Read on to find out how we can help.


Help! I’ve Lost My Son’s/Daughter’s Birth Certificate

Searching for Son's and Daughter’s Lost Birth Certificate

It’s UK law that all births in England, Wales and Northern Ireland must be registered within 42 days of a child being born. Typically, these births will be registered either at the hospital, or at the local registry office for either the area where the baby was born.


How to Order an Adoption Birth Certificate

Father And Son Ordering Birth CertificateThere are any number of reasons why you may need a birth certificate. If you’re adopting a child, or are an adopted child, it’s important that you have your adoption birth certificate.


How to Replace a Stolen Birth Certificate

Man preparing for travel and seeing passport is stolenDiscovering that your birth certificate has been stolen is a stressful experience. Determine your next steps by reading on.


Long vs. Short Birth Certificate: What’s the Difference?

Discover the difference between a long and short birth certificate in the UK, and establish which document you need.

Whether you’re looking to enrol your child in school, or are planning a marriage, you’ll need a birth certificate. With that said, it can be difficult to know which kind of document you need, as a birth certificate can come in both a long and short form.


What Documents are Required for Birth Certificate?

Birth Certificate Paperwork

Ordering a replacement birth certificate can seem like a daunting task – but it doesn’t have to be. Read on to find out how UK Official Certificates can help with your application.


What is an Apostille Birth Certificate?

Passport and Birth Certificate

A birth certificate is an official document that records the birth of a person in a particular country. Birth certificates are available in both short and long versions, and are vital for any range of applications and official procedures.


How to Get Your First UK Adult Passport

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Like applying for any official document of identity, there is specific criteria to determine your eligibility. Additionally, you will need to supply identification documents to prove your identity at the time of application. A UK Birth Certificate or Adoption Certificate are some of the documents that you will need.


Frequently Asked Questions About Birth Certificates in the UK

What can I use the birth certificate for?

All replacement birth certificates ordered through UK Certificates are government-issued official documents. You can use these as identification, as well as for other purposes…