For deaths that were registered after 1 January 2020, please use our standard service as all applications for deaths that were registered in 2020 and 2021 will be processed as priority, within one working day, and posted first class royal mail post.
Our priority service costs £35 per certificate.
We'll send your copy certificate by first class post:
- within one working day, if we receive your application before 3pm
- within 2 working days, if we receive your application after 3pm.
Our priority service is also available by phone or 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.
Call us on 0300 123 4045 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.