Buying copies of birth, marriage or death certificates from our registration offices


Christmas opening times for 2015

Christmas Eve – 9am-2pm

Christmas Day – CLOSED

Boxing Day – CLOSED

Sunday 27th – CLOSED

Monday 28th – CLOSED

Tuesday 29th – 9am-5pm

Wednesday 30th – 9am-5pm

Thursday 31st – 9am-5pm

Friday 1st – CLOSED

From Monday 4th January we reopen with normal hours

Please note that Lewes and Crowborough offices are closed for lunch between 12.30 and 1.30pm

As from 2 September 2015 the Lewes Registers are in the custody of Crowborough register office.

There is no change to online orders but any certificate applications for a Lewes registered event should be sent to Crowborough office.

Check the normal opening times of registration offices.

Birth certificates – order copies

Order by post copies of certificates for births registered in East Sussex.

Marriage certificates – order copies

Order copies of certificates for marriages registered in East Sussex. You can pay online, and printed copies will be posted to you.

Civil partnership certificates – order copies

Buy copies of certificates for civil partnerships registered in East Sussex.

Death certificates – order copies

Order by post copies of certificates for deaths registered in East Sussex.

Refunds and cancellations of orders for copies of certificates

How we will refund your order if it is not successful and your rights to cancel your order.