Copies of birth, death and marriage certificates from 1837 to present that took place in Wirral are available from the Register Office.

Some indexes are also available at the Cheshire births, marriages and deaths website.


Complete the appropriate application and return to the address provided on the application form.

You can also apply in person at the Register Office.

Changes to certificate fees

Certificate prices will change with effect from 16 February 2019.

All certificates will cost £11.00 (this includes those purchased at the time of registration).

Priority applications: £35.00

Certificates can be collected 2 hours after their application.

Normal applications: £11.00

Certificate can be collected after 7 working days.

Postal applications: £11.00

All certificates will posted out after 7 days, 2nd Class. (No guarantee can be given when the certificates will be delivered. This is a matter for the Post Office.)

The Register Office accepts no responsibility for the safe delivery of postal applications once they have left the Register Office.

The fees relating to certificates, notice of marriage and corrections are statutory charges set by the Registrar General for England and Wales and can be viewed on the government website.