General Register Office

An executive agency

The GRO, since 2008, has been a part of Her Majesty's Passport Office. It's also known as the "National Register Office". The GRO oversees civil registration in England and Wales only.

Civil registration in Scotland handled by General Register Office for Scotland, and, in Northern Ireland, by the General Register Office for Northern Ireland (NISRA).

235 requests
Birth Certificate Layout
Response by General Register Office to :Paul-brian. on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Brian Thank you for your email below. Your request is being handled as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000....
Crown Document
Response by General Register Office to michael john on .

Delayed.

Dear Michael John   I refer to your email of 4^th Jan where you asked the following question:   “Would you care to explain why the registrar's are...
Public / private
Response by General Register Office to michael john on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mr John Thank you for your email below. Your request is being handled as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. W...
Berth
Response by General Register Office to michael john on .

Awaiting response.

If your enquiry falls within the remit of a Freedom of Information request Her Majesty’s Passport Office will send you an acknowledgement within the...
Buisness
Response by General Register Office to michael john on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mr John Thank you for your email below. Your request is being handled as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. W...
Birth Certificate Explanation
Response by General Register Office to Mike Newby on .

Information not held.

Dear Mr Newby,   As previously advised the hand written notes at the bottom are for office use only, this helps us locate the entry from our records...
Birth certificate for Simon Young dob 15/12
Response by General Register Office to Rosemary Harris on .

Long overdue.

Dear Rosemary   Thank you for your enquiry.   The General Register Office (GRO) holds a central copy of all birth, death and marriage registration...
Certificate of birth
Response by General Register Office to Shane david on .

Delayed.

If your enquiry falls within the remit of a Freedom of Information request Her Majesty’s Passport Office will send you an acknowledgement within the...
No signatures and sharing personal data illegally
Response by General Register Office to Ms. S on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Lawson The birth registration page is the original registration and the certificate is a certified copy of the information recorded in the reg...
Expungement of civil registration.
Response by General Register Office to P Newton on .

Successful.

Dear P Newton     Thank you for your enquiry of 1 November 2019 concerning civil registration records.  We have treated your request as "officia...
Family records
Response by General Register Office to Helen bailey on .

Successful.

Dear Helen Bailey,   Thank you for your enquiry.   I have handled your request as official correspondence rather than under the provisions of the...
Original birth certificates
Response by General Register Office to Leila on .

Awaiting classification.

  Dear Leila,   Thank you for your enquiry.   Certificates issued from this office are certified to be a true copy of an original entry in the re...
Dear Mr Tsigarides Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passpo...
If your enquiry falls within the remit of a Freedom of Information request Her Majesty’s Passport Office will send you an acknowledgement within the...
Dear Ruth, In relation to your request we are treating it as a 'Business As Usual' request and not as a Freedom of Information Request. I have read t...
Birth certificate bonds
Request to General Register Office by Moses ian francis. Annotated by Amanda-Jane on .

Refused.

Hi Moses, you are 100% right about the bonds, I have proof of over 75 million on my Nino as well as every other number relating to me and these number...
Registered deaths
Response by General Register Office to Lorraine on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Lorraine Further to your email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty's Passport Off...
Time of birth request
Response by General Register Office to Michelle Fagan on .

Awaiting classification.

  Dear Mrs Fagan   Thank you for your enquiry.   The time of birth is not usually recorded on a birth entry.   Multiple births record the time o...
Security Trustee
Response by General Register Office to George Tsigarides on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Tsigarides Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport...
Why do I hold two birth certificates
Response by General Register Office to Jessica Anne Lane on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Lane   Thank you for your enquiry.   The General Register Office (GRO) holds a central copy of all birth, death and marriage registrations...
Birth certificate numbers
Request to General Register Office by Amanda-Jane. Annotated by Ms. S on .

Long overdue.

https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http:/www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/registration/01Chapters1-11.pdf
According to S. 34 (5) there should be no changes to the substance of the birth certificate, i.e. your signature. Before the RON system, every copy...
Do we Have a Bond created on our Birth Certificate at Birth
Request to General Register Office by Amanda-Jane. Annotated by COV on .

Long overdue.

A Live Birth Certificate will release you from the Corpus Juris being that of a debtor. You will be viewed as a creditor because you have proven that y...
Dear Mr Pryce Please see the attached reply. Yours sincerely Her Majesty's Passport Office Freedom of Information Team Globe House 7th Floor 89 Ecc...
Dear Mr Walters Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport...

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