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Copy Civil Partnership Certificates

Types of certificates that are available for Civil Partnerships within the current Lancashire County Council boundaries only.

Full certificate

The full certificate is a certified copy of the original entry of the record of the civil partnership and can only be ordered by a person in the partnership. 

Cost: £11

Priority service £35.

The priority service enables the certificate to be available for collection in person or posted, first class, within 24 hours of application.

Extract

An extract only shows the partners' names, the venue and the date of the civil partnership.  Extracts can be ordered by anyone.

Cost: £11

Priority service £35.

The priority service enables the certificate to be available for collection in person or posted, first class, within 24 hours of application.

Information you need to provide

You will need the following information:

  • Forenames and surnames (including maiden name if appropriate) of both partners
  • Any other surnames for either party that may have been used prior to this civil partnership may be useful in locating the entry
  • Date of the civil partnership
  • Place of the civil partnership including the name of the building or name of the register office

How to request a civil partnership copy certificate

Online

Request a copy civil partnership certificate online.

Telephone

Call 0300 123 6705 Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm.

Mail or in person

You can write to us or visit us at the following address:

Lancashire Certificate Service,
Lancashire Archives,
Bow Lane,
Preston,
Lancashire,
PR1 2RE

We are open from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

When applying in person there may be a waiting time whilst the certificate is being produced.

Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to Lancashire County Council.