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

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

Apply for a copy certificate

To apply for a copy certificate complete the appropriate application form and return it to the address on the form.

You can also apply in person at Wirral Register Office.

Certificate fees

Priority applications

A priority service is available where certificates can be collected two hours after application. The cost is £35 per certificate.

Normal applications

For normal applications certificate can be collected after five working days. The cost is £11.00 per certificate.

Postal applications

All certificates will be posted out second class after seven days. The cost is £11.00 per certificate.

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.

How fees for certificates are set

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.