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Order a birth certificate

To order a birth certificate (including copies or historic birth certificates) you will need to provide the following:

  • full name at birth of the person whose certificate is required
  • date of birth (or year)
  • place of birth – hospital, town or district
  • names and surnames of parents, including the mother’s maiden name, if known.

There are three delivery options:

  • second class post within 15 working days at £11.00 per certificate
  • priority first class within 24 hours (Monday to Friday, excludes public holidays) at £35.00 per certificate
  • collection from Isle of Wight Register Office, Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport, PO30 2QS.

Payment is via debit or credit card.

Contact information


Seaclose Offices
Fairlee Road
Isle of Wight
PO30 2QS

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm
Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

Appointments 9am to 4.30pm.