Death certificates

How to obtain copies of death certificates for deaths that occurred in Northamptonshire.

If you don't yet have a certificate, you will need to register the death.

If you have already registered the death and would like to order further certificates, you can order these below:

Certificate fees

Certificates cost £11 per copy. If you request the priority service this will cost an additional £24 per order.

Order a copy certificate

Before you start

  • It's not possible to pick up copy certificates from our registration offices 
  • The quickest and easiest way to request a copy certificate is to apply online

Standard application service

We will post your certificate within seven working days of receipt of the order, using 2nd class post for standard applications.

Place an order

Priority application service (available online only)

We offer a priority service for online orders of certificates for an additional £24 per order. The additional fee will be added to your order when you select priority service.

Your order must be received by us before 3:00pm for us to dispatch using first class post the next working day. Any applications received after 3:00pm will be dispatched by first class post the day after the next working day.

To take advantage of the priority service, please select this option on the order form.

Place an order

Other ways to order

You can order by telephone. Please note there is a £6 handling fee charged for copy certificate orders made through the Customer Service Centre in addition to the certificate fee. To order by telephone please contact Northamptonshire Registration Service.