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).

260 requests
Dear Dr Field Thank you for your further email below. Your request is being handled as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act...
Use of yogh (ȝ) character on birth certificates
Response by General Register Office to Chris Gilmour on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mr Gilmour Thank you for your email below. Your request is being handled as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000....
Definition of the word CHILD
Response by General Register Office to Melissa Shirley on .

Successful.

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

Partially successful.

Dear Ms Lane   Thank you for your enquiry.   The General Register Office (GRO) holds a central copy of all birth, death and marriage registrations...
Registered deaths
Response by General Register Office to Lorraine on .

Refused.

Dear Lorraine Further to your email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty's Passport Off...
Dear Ms Frances Further to your email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport O...
Use of capital letters in birth certificate
Response by General Register Office to David on .

Long overdue.

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...
Registers and specimen certificates
Response by General Register Office to L-M Nelson on .

Awaiting classification.

  Dear Ms Nelson Please find attached the response to your request for an internal review ref: 58711.   We apologise for the delay in sending...
Dear Mr Shacklady Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport...
Dear Ms Regina   Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request.   Yours sincerely   Her Majest...
Adoption statistics
Response by General Register Office to Suzy Merrifield on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Merrifield Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passpor...
Communications & Services
Response by General Register Office to Daniel Leonard on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Daniel Leonard,   Please find attached response to your Freedom of Information request dated 20 July 2020.   Please note we are sendin...
Ruling on Wind rush
Response by General Register Office to Augustin Castang on .

Long overdue.

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your email of 31 July. Could you explain how the Freedom of Information team can assist you as Her Majesty's Passport...
Request for a certified copy of entry
Response by General Register Office to Livingstone Kyobe on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Livingstone   Thank you for your enquiry.   Certificates issued from this office are certified to be a true copy of an original entry in...
Adoption details
Response by General Register Office to Michelle Everitt on .

Information not held.

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 HRH Princess Rachel Kleypas-Sparrow   Thank you for your enquiry.   Certificates issued from this office are certified to be a true copy o...
Dear Mr Wright Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport Of...
Certificate of live birth
Response by General Register Office to Courtney Maree Hoskin on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Courtney Maree Hoskin   Thank you for your enquiry. Your request has been handled as official correspondence rather than as a request for inf...
Dear Christina,   Thank you for your enquiry. Your request has been handled as official correspondence rather than as a request for information un...
Hi Amanda, I would be really interested in seeing your proof as I've been trying to educate my family to no avail. My email is d.molden88@gmail.co...
Sham marriages
Response by General Register Office to Leanne Camilleri on .

Awaiting classification.

Good afternoon, Thank you for your email - the General Register Office (GRO) oversees civil registration, including marriages, in England and Wales an...
Ruling on Wind rush
Response by General Register Office to Augustin Castang on .

Long overdue.

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 Mr Huntley Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport...
Birth Certificate Layout
Response by General Register Office to :Paul-brian. on .

Successful.

Dear Paul-brian Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport Of...
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...

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