Copy birth certificates
Coronavirus information: If you require a certificate from records held at Caerphilly district register office, you can make application by telephone, email or via our online application process. We will then post the certificate out to you.
We hold records of most of the births that have occurred in the Caerphilly County Borough since 1837.
We can only issue copy birth certificates if we hold the register containing the original entry. If not, you must apply to the register office that holds the original record.
Information you will need to provide
Where possible we will need to know the following information about the person(s) whose certificate is required:
- Full name at birth
- Date of birth
- Place of birth
- Parents’ names
- Birth mother's maiden name
Request a copy certificate
Apply online for a copy birth certificate >
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Alternatively, contact the register office.
Following the submission of your application, we will use the information you have provided to locate the birth registration. We will then contact you, and if the search was successful, will advise you on what to do next.
How long will it take?
We offer a standard and priority service.
For costs of each service please visit the charges and fees for certificates section.
Certificates are Crown Copyright and should not be photocopied for official purposes.
Historical Register Search
. The index to the births, deaths and marriages that have been registered in the county borough of Caerphilly between 1837 and 1950 is now available to search online. Click here to search the historical register