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Order a certificate

Order replacement certificates online for birth, death, marriage and civil partnerships.

Certificates can be issued for any event registered in South Ayrshire. We can also provide certificates from any registration district in Scotland, except for events registered during the current or previous year. In these cases you should contact the office where the event was registered.

Please note, in the case of a birth entry, if the event is registered under the Adoptive Children's Register, this entry can only be issued by the National Records office for Scotland in Edinburgh.


Full certificate of birth, death, marriage or civil partnership£15.00
Abbreviated certificate of birth or death£15.00
Certificate of any above ordered at time of registration or within one month£10.00
Second same certificate ordered together£10.00
Certificate ordered when an original shown at time of ordering£10.00

Before you start

You'll need a debit or credit card to pay for the certificates.

Birth certificate

To order a birth certificate you'll need the:

  • first name of the person
  • last name at birth
  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • mother's maiden name

Marriage or civil partnership certificate

To order a marriage or civil partnership certificate you'll need the:

  • first names of partner 1 and 2
  • last names at birth for partner 1 and 2
  • date of marriage or civil partnership
  • place of marriage or civil partnership

Death certificate

To order a death certificate you'll need the:

  • name of deceased
  • date of death
  • place of death
  • age at death

How to order

All certificate orders are by telephone only and once prepared, will be posted first class mail or can be collected by arrangement.

Contact the Registrars team