Copy civil partnership certificates

Types of civil partnership certificates available

Full certificate

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

Cost: £10

Priority same day service will cost an additional £10.


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

Cost: £10

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


Request a copy civil partnership certificate online.


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,

We are open from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday, except the first Wednesday every month when we open at 10.30am.

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

All certificates ordered and collected on the same day will be subject to an additional £10 fee.

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

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