4. Costs and payment
Cost – £10.00 per certificate.
Cheques and postal orders can be used for postal applications and should be made payable to Warwickshire County Council.
You must pay in cash if you apply at one of our offices in person.
You will need to pay when you apply, before certificates are issued. This means we cannot accept applications by telephone or email.
If we cannot find the certificate, you payment will be returned.
How long will it take?
We will process online and postal applications on the day we receive them. But this may take longer if we need to ask you questions to help find the correct certificate.
All certificates for postal applications are returned by second-class post if you do not include a self addressed envelope and correct postage with your application.
Certificates for applications made in person at the registration office are normally ready to be collected within five working days. You can choose to collect your certificates or have them posted to you 2nd class.
We may not be able to find a certificate if you can’t provide enough information. In these cases, we will contact you to ask further questions.
Express certificates can be applied for in person at one of our offices by 2.30pm Monday to Friday and there is a one hour turnaround.
You can also apply for the express service by telephone but the certificate must then be posted out to you.
Cost – £30.00 per certificate.
The fee includes £20.00 express fee plus the £10 fee for a certificate.
Payments can be made by cash or card.
This service is not available at our registration offices on a Saturday or Sunday.