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Apply and pay for a copy death certificate online

You can use this form to request a copy death certificate.

Requests for certificates are usually processed in 5 working days after you apply. We offer a priority service for an extra £5.00 if you need the copy certificate sooner. For our priority service we aim to have the certificate ready on the same day as long as you apply by 12.00 midday and as long as you are able to provide exact information about the person.

Please note that you can only collect certificates during Register Office opening hours (Monday - Thursday 8.30am-4.30pm and Friday 8.30am-4.00pm). The Register Office is not open at weekends, bank holidays or extra statutory holidays.

For a copy death certificate you must tell us 

  • Name of the deceased
  • The date and place of death
  • The date of birth or age of the deceased
  • Any other information e.g. last address/occupation/name of spouse
  1. Swansea Council is the data controller for the personal information you provide on this form. Your information will be used to provide you with the service that you have requested and will not be used for any other purpose. We will not share your data with any third parties without your explicit consent unless we are required or permitted to do so by law.

    Data protection law describes the legal basis for our processing your data as necessary for the performance of a contract. For further information about how Swansea Council uses your personal data, including your rights as a data subject, please see our corporate privacy notice on our website.
  2. Fields marked * are required
    1. Did the death take place in Swansea? *
    2. We only hold records for deaths that took place in Swansea. Please do not use this form if the certificate you require relates to a death that occurred outside the Swansea district. You should instead apply to the Register Office nearest to where death took place.
  3. Details of death certificate required
      1. Full name of deceased
      2. If a married woman or in a civil partnership please give name and surname of husband / partner
      1. Requirements

        Certificates are £10.00 each.

        Standard certificates - This is a full copy of the death entry and includes particulars of date and location of death, age and cause of death.
        1. standard death certificates
  4. Your details
    1. Label
  5. Fee payable
    1. Certificates are available for collection from the Registrars offices in the Civic Centre, Swansea.

      If you are unable to collect them we are able to post them to you. An additional charge of £1.00 to cover postage will be added to your order.
    2. How would you like to receive your copy certificates *
    3. We are able to offer a same day service for requests received before 12.00pm. There is an additional fee of £5.00 for this service.
  6. Are you a robot?
    1. When you click 'submit' you will be taken to our payment system. Please ensure that you fully complete your bank details and progress to the confirmation of payment. If we don't receive your payment we won't be able to process your request.
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