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General Register Office for England and Wales: New Telephone Number - 5/1/12
As of 5th January 2012 the main public facing telephone number for the General Register Office for England and Wales has changed to 0300 123 1837.
The new number is for customers who wish to make an enquiry about, or place an order, for a copy of a birth or adoption certificate and will be available from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. Saturday 9am to 4pm. It is hoped that the number will be particularly memorable as civil registration was introduced in England and Wales in the year 1837. The contact number for the Adoptions section (Contact Register/Access to Birth Records etc) remains unchanged at 0151 471 4830.

Read more about ordering certificates and accessing birth and adoption records on the General Register Office and Directgov websites.

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