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).

253 requests
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...
Adoption statistics
Response by General Register Office to Suzy Merrifield on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Ms Merrifield Thank you for your email below. Your request is being handled as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 20...
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...
Registers and specimen certificates
Response by General Register Office to L-M Nelson on .

Awaiting internal review.

Dear L-M Nelson, Thank you for contacting the Home Office. I have forward your email to the case officer dealing with your internal review case for th...
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...
Marriage
Response by General Register Office to Craig Jeffs on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Jeffs Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport Off...
GRO Certificates.
Response by General Register Office to DAVID HAWKER on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr Hawker Thank you for your email which you ask whether an application for a birth certificate can be made where the exact day of the month of t...
Dear Ms Fitchett, Thank you for your enquiry. The General Register Office (GRO) holds a central copy of all birth, death and marriage registrations f...
Buisness
Response by General Register Office to michael john on .

Partially successful.

Dear Mr John Further to your email below, please find attached our response. Yours sincerely Her Majesty's Passport Office Freedom of Information T...
Deaths arising from computing usage
Response by General Register Office to Wesley Naysmith Burnaston on .

Information not held.

Dear Wesley, Sorry, not something we have. You might have more luck at the Office of National Statistics. Regards Dave David McLeod National Cu...
Registrars
Response by General Register Office to Dominik Schade on .

Partially successful.

The final of 24 attachments. M17 Solemnization Summary of Learning Points When you have read this Chapter you will have learnt the following: Paragrap...
The OP has rather over boiled on the issue, the government guidance at the time the request was made was nothing more than advice and I don’t believe i...
De register from Birth Certificate
Request to General Register Office by Mr Young. Annotated by P Newton on .

Partially successful.

Gary of the Tetso family is of course correct. The original settlement of being birthed as opposed to born harks back to the tyrannous King Henry VIII...
Public / private
Response by General Register Office to michael john on .

Long overdue.

Dear Mr John Further to our email below, please find attached our response to your information request. Yours sincerely Her Majesty’s Passport Offic...
Death Records
Response by General Register Office to Guy Skinner on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Guy Skinner,   Please find attached below the response to your FOI (57647) of 5^th February 2020:   Kind Regards,   Science Support FOI  ...

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