Order birth certificates
You can buy copies of birth certificates for births which happened in East Sussex, excluding Brighton & Hove.
Certificates are only available after the birth has been registered by a qualified informant.
If your certificate order is urgent, we recommend using our ‘Priority Service’ as detailed below.
- Posted certificates are subject to Royal Mail delivery times in addition to the stated time frame.
- Your certificate(s) will be sent to the cardholder’s billing address.
- For the purposes of Public Protection and Counter Fraud, there are some additional restrictions on applications for certificates of births within the last 50 years.
If the birth was registered outside East Sussex
If you have a problem
- Please keep your order reference as you will need to quote it if there is a problem with your order. Call us on 0345 60 80 198 if something goes wrong.
- Your personal details are protected when using our online forms. Read our privacy statement and our privacy notice.
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