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Birth, marriage and death certificates at Bridgend Register Office

This page offers information about birth, marriage and death certificates at Bridgend Register Office. See also:

Directions to Bridgend Register Office 

What is Bridgend Register Office?

Bridgend Register Office holds a number of registers that record local births, deaths and marriages dating all the way back to 1837.

So why might I need to get a copy of a certificate?

There are lots of things that you might need to get copies of a certificate for, such as:

  • applying for a passport
  • seeking a student loan
  • attaching documents to a CV
  • making an insurance claim
  • proving probate

What else do people use these records for?

People also use register office records for things like tracing family trees or researching local history. The Bridgend Register Office can help you with all of this and often gets enquires from all over the world.

How do I go about obtaining copies of certificates?

First of all, you will need to tell the Bridgend Register office the following for each certificate you require:

  • the name of the person (and in the case of a marriage, the name of their partner)
  • the date of the event
  • the place of birth or death
  • if a marriage, the name of the church

And how do I send this information to the Register Office?

You can write to us, send us an email or apply in person at the register office during opening hours – the contact details are as follows:

Bridgend Register Office Ty'r Ardd Sunnyside Bridgend CF31 4AR

Tel: (01656) 642391 Fax: (01656) 642389 Email: registrar@bridgend.gov.uk

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4pm

Please make cheques payable to Bridgend County Borough Council. Including a stamped, addressed envelope will also help speed up the application process.

Can I telephone Bridgend Register Office with the information?

It is now possible to accept certificate requests by telephone with a credit/debit card on 01656 642391 – please note we must speak to the card holder.

Is there anyone I can speak to in case I need to clarify anything?

Certainly - give Bridgend Register Office a call on (01656) 642391 and a member of staff will be happy to help you or email them at registrar@bridgend.gov.uk

Last Updated: 17/02/2017
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