Our priority service is currently closed due to national issues.

Applications for current death certificates will be issued within 7 days from receipt of the application. We'll send them by first class post.

Our standard service costs £11 per certificate.

We'll send your copy certificate by second class post within 15 working days of receiving your application.

Our standard service is also available by phone or post.


What you'll need to apply

  • Date and place where the death took place.
  • The name of the person involved.

If you only have the GRO reference number, you must apply to the General Register Office or call them on 0300 123 1837.

To see the indexes for free, contact Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies or visit any Hertfordshire library.


Contact us

Call us on 0300 123 4045 or email certificate.archive@hertfordshire.gov.uk.