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Replacement certificates

A replacement Birth, Death, Marriage or Civil Partnership Registration certificate can be obtained from any registration office in Scotland. In Dumfries and Galloway we are able to accept telephone, written and personal applications.

Written Applications

If you wish to apply in writing please send a letter giving full details of the entry you require together with a cheque or postal order made payable to 'Dumfries and Galloway Council'. 

If you wish to apply via telephone please call one of our offices below:

Annan:  01461 204914
Dumfries:  01387 245906/8
Stranraer:  01776 888439

Payment can be made with a credit or debit card.

Personal Applications

If you wish to make an application in person please telephone the office in advance to make an appointment.


You'll have to pay a fee for your certificate:

  • At registration or within one month of registering - £10
  • When showing an original - £10
  • All other copies - £15

There is a £6.50 charge for replacements sent by post.  This will increase on 1 April 2020 to £7.00.


We are able to offer certificates from 1855 onwards.

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