During the Coronavirus pandemic, you can only order copies of certificates online.
You can order copies of:
- birth certificates
- death certificates
- marriage or civil partnership certificates
There is a different process for ordering adoption, citizenship, naturalisation and gender recognition certificates.
Outside of Croydon
If the birth, death, marriage or civil partnership took place outside of Croydon, you must contact the local authority in which the event occurred or apply for a certificate on GOV.UK.
If you are applying from outside Britain
You can only order from the General Register Office.
If the event took place before 1 July 1837
Information on how to get a certificate can be found at The National Archives.