Introduction

If you've applied online for a birth, death, marriage, or replacement change of name certificate, you can also check how your application is progressing, online.

What you need

  • the email address you¬†entered on your application form
  • the online reference number (ORN) that was provided to you during your application (this ORN was also emailed to the address you supplied on the application form).

How to check

  1. Select the 'Check online' button.
  2. Enter your email address and ORN.
  3. Verify you're not a robot with reCAPTCHA.
  4. Read and accept the terms and conditions.
  5. Select 'Submit'.

More information

  • If you've misplaced your ORN, you can retrieve it by selecting 'Forgotten your ORN?', and then entering your name and email address.
You'll be taken to another website.