Simple, Secure and Fast Certificates

Simply Certificate makes ordering certified, legal copies of any UK legal document fast, safe and easy.

Simply Certificate makes ordering certified, legal copies of any UK legal document fast, safe and easy.

You can get a replacement or duplicate of any UK marriage or civil partnership certificate, death certificate or birth certificate delivered to your door that is suitable for any legal purpose. We specialise in documents from Scotland, England, Whales, Northern Ireland (UK Registered) and even the Republic of Ireland.

We are a private company, and are not a part of or affiliated with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the General Register Office, or any other governmental organisation. Our researchers are experts at locating and retrieving official and historical records. We provide a total service, with prompt and attentive customer support, diligent research, and home delivery of a legal, official certificate.

We retrieve certified copies of any certificates from the General Register Office and Apostilles from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on your behalf. The General Register Office maintains the national archive of birth marriage and death records which dates back to 1837.

While it is possible to have the General Register Office retrieve a document for you, we provide additional services that make the experience a lot less frustrating than dealing with an unsympathetic bureaucracy.

  • Your order is despatched in 7 working days or less, guaranteed. The General Register Office requires at least three weeks to respond.
  • We handle every aspect your order. If for some reason we cannot retrieve your records with the information you supply, we will do an extended search at no added cost, and only proceed with your order after verifying with you that we have found the correct documents.
  • We reply to all customer emails the same day, generally within a few hours. The General Register Office usually takes 5 days to reply.
  • We can scan your documents and send them electronically to speed the process. This service is not offered by the General Register Office.

All of the certificates and documents we provide are the full, legal documents, suitable for any purpose.

Added Value

Simply Certificate helps you by locating your documents for you, and handling the sometimes difficult process of retrieving them form the UK authorities. We respond to your enquiries rapidly, and deliver your documents to your home or place of business via Royal Mail or courier. We also provide ongoing support when researching your family history.

All Certificates we provide are appropriate for any legal purpose. They are sent by 1st or 2nd class post, and courier service is available on request.

We accept all major credit and debit cards.

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What people say about us


Received replacement birth certificate in 11 working days. Exceptional service.

Irish birth certificate was received in 5 working days, I used rapid service and it arrived in time, will highly recommend the service to family and friends.

Birth certificate was ordered and I received updates by email with every step. Excellent service, highly recommended.

Received marriage certificate with apostille stamp within 10 working days. Whenever I emailed or called, I was updated with progress, exceptional customer service.