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In the general registry office, you can apply to obtain birth, marriage, divorce, or death certificates. In this section, we'll explain all the necessary steps you need to follow to get these documents in person or online quickly and easily.

How To Order a Birth Certificate in the UK

Do you need to register your baby's birth in the UK? Let us help. Learn what a birth certificate is and how to obtain yours online here.

How To Change Your Name in the UK

You do not need to complete a legal process to start using new names. However, it’s vital to do this if you want to have them changed on your legal documents.

How To Get Married and Obtain a Copy of a Marriage Certificate in the UK

Are you getting married in the UK? Find out all the steps you need to follow to get married and obtain a copy of your marriage certificate.

How To Get a Certificate of No Impediment (CNI) in the UK

A comprehensive guide on how to get a certificate of no impediment if you are in the United Kingdom.

A Step-by-Step Guide To Filing for Divorce in England and Wales

Do you want to get a divorce quickly? Learn about the steps and documents needed to file for divorce online or by post in the UK.

How To Get a Divorce Certificate in the UK

After you get divorced, you’ll need to prove your new status to update your paperwork. Learn how to request a copy of your divorce decree or decree absolute in the UK.

How To Register a Death and Get a Copy of a Death Certificate

A death certificate may be asked to complete many administrative procedures in the UK. Learn how to register a death and get a copy of this useful document.