Copy certificates from the Record Office

How to request copy certificates for baptisms recorded in the original parish church registers.

Copy certificates can be supplied for baptisms recorded in the original parish church registers

To apply contact us, providing as much information as you can, including the name(s), parish and date of event. If you do not have precise information about the event, you may be asked to commission a search using our research service, for which there is an additional fee. 

Certificates of births, marriages or deaths that have taken place since 1837 can be ordered from the West Sussex Registration Service or from the General Register Office online.


  • Copy baptism certificates: £32.00 plus £2.50 post and packaging
  • Certified copies: £20.00, plus £2.50 post and packaging
Last updated:
1 April 2023
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