Kent Registration Services - Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

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You may use this facility to search for births, deaths and marriages that have occurred in Kent and Bexley since 1 July 1837. Not all indexes of registrations from 1 July 1837 are currently available.

New indexes are added annually. If you do not find the certificate you are looking for telephone 03000 419300 and ask for the Certificate Centre.

The search facility does not include records of civil partnerships – if you require a civil partnership certificate please telephone 03000 419300 and ask for the Certificate Centre.

(Please note: Kent does not include the Medway Towns (Chatham, Gillingham, Rochester and Strood) or the London Boroughs of Bromley and Greenwich who hold their own records for births, deaths and marriages going back to 1 July 1837).

How to Use the Search Facility

You will be asked to enter various personal details regarding the certificate you are looking for. If you find the certificate make a note of the details (i.e. entry number, register code, location etc).

You cannot view the actual certificate online.

You can then print an Application Form and record the details. You can apply for the certificate in a number of ways:

• Telephone 03000 419300 between 09:30 and 16:30 Monday to Friday and ask for the Certificate Centre

• Post a completed application form to The Certificate Centre, Kent County Council, Births, Deaths, Marriages and Partnerships, 39 Grove Hill Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1EP.

• Apply in person at the Certificate Centre