In addition to the registration of the events mentioned above, the re-registration of a birth may be permitted in certain circumstances. The facility to record a change of name or surname is also provided. The General Register Office also maintains the Adoption Contact Register where an adopted person or relative of an adopted person may register their interest in contacting each other.
Certified copies of births, deaths, marriages, civil partnerships and adoptions registered in Northern Ireland may be ordered online, by telephone, fax, post or in person from:-
General Register Office
49/55 Chichester Street
Telephone: 028 90 252000
Fax: 028 90 252120