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Copies of Swansea Certificates for Births, Marriages and Deaths

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How to obtain copies of Swansea certificates.

The Superintendent Registrar holds registration records for births, deaths and marriages in the district of Swansea from 1837.

If you are able to supply sufficient information to identify the entry that you require, you may apply to us for a copy of that certificate.

Personal Applications
- may be made at the register office, this involves the completion of a short application form.  Please see priority service fees below.

By Post - for copies of Swansea certificates you must provide as many details as possible and these requests will be processed within 7 working days..  If you need your certificate urgently a 'by return of post' response service is available at an extra charge of £5 per certificate.  Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to 'City and County of Swansea'. A fee of 50p to cover postage must be included with payment or a stamped self-addressed envelope supplied, for any certificate to be returned to the applicant by post.

By Telephone

Certificates may be ordered over the telephone for a fee of £25 per certificate.  Please phone 01792 636188

Priority Service

A same day priority service fee applies for certificates. There is an extra charge for this service of £5 per certificate.  Please Note: This service is only available for certificates for which exact information is provided. 

Charges for Copy Certificates

Short Birth Certificate


Standard Birth Certificate


Death Certificate 


Marriage Certificate 


Overseas Clients please note that cheques must be expressed in Sterling and drawn on a London Bank.

NB. this service only applies to Births, Deaths and Marriages which have occurred in the Swansea district

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