Divorce Certificate Copies

Do you need a certified copy of a Divorce Certificate?
Also referred to as a Decree Absolute, Divorce Affidavit, Legal Decree, or Divorce Absolute, you will receive a fully certified legal copy of your divorce certificate suitable for official purposes.

Ordering is quick, easy and secure.

Replacement Divorce Certificates are available to order from the following dates:

  • England & Wales from 1858
  • Scotland from 1984
  • Northern Ireland from 1940

Is it an official Divorce Certificate copy?

All Divorce Certificates are legal copies, suitable for official purposes.

Can this Divorce Certificate be used for legal purposes?

Yes. All certificates are suitable for official purposes such as providing evidence that you are no longer married, enabling you to re-marry or to legally change your name on important documents.

What is on a Divorce Certificate?

A Divorce Certificate normally contains the following:

  • Court name
  • Case matter number
  • Petitioner name
  • Respondent name
  • Divorce decree date
  • Marriage date
  • Place of marriage
  • Married parties
  • Decree absolute date
  • Issue date
  • Signatory

How long does it take?

Despatch within 20 working days.

How much is a replacement Divorce Certificate? Is postage included?

The cost, which includes postage is £90 excluding VAT.

What postage options do you offer?

We offer 1st Class Postage, Signed For Service, International Tracked Service and Worldwide Courier Service for all our services.

Can I get a scanned copy of my Divorce Certificate?

Yes, we offer a scan and send service, you can add this to your Divorce Certificate order.

Can I order without knowing the full details of the divorce?

Yes, if you do not know all the details for your Divorce Certificate, this is not a problem. We will do our best with the information you have to locate the record and will confirm the details with you if we are unsure.

Can I amend my order?

Yes, you are able to amend or cancel your order as long as your order has not already been processed.

I require an Apostille on the Divorce Certificate, can you help?

Yes. If you require an Apostille on a Divorce certificate you can simply add this to your Divorce Certificate order. An Apostille ensures your documents are recognised worldwide by all members of the Hague Convention.

Who are UK Document Services?

We are an independent organisation who offer an online service for ordering Divorce Certificates. Divorce Certificates are ordered from local courts and the Central Family Court. We are not affiliated with any government body.

Worldwide Postage Options – 1st Class Postage, Signed For, International Tracked  & Worldwide Courier

UK Freephone Number – 0800 677 1171 (free to call from within the UK)

We Despatch Globally – We can help customers from the UK, Europe and Worldwide locations

Scan & Send Available – We offer a scan and send service

Amend Your Order – You have the ability to amend and/or cancel your order if it has not already been processed

Payment Options – We accept payments using Visa, Visa Debit, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB, Diners Club, UnionPay and PayPal

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