Scotland - Order an Official Extract from National Identity Register (1939)
- 1 Procedure
- 2 Required Documents
- 3 Office Locations & Contacts
- 4 Eligibility
- 5 Fees
- 6 Validity
- 7 Documents to Use
- 8 Sample Documents
- 9 Processing Time
- 10 Related Videos
- 11 Instructions
- 12 Required Information
- 13 Need for the Document
- 14 Information which might help
- 15 Other uses of the Document/Certificate
- 16 External Links
- 17 Others
- Download the Form NR1. You can download the form here: http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/files2/family-records/form-nr1.pdf.
- Fill in the Form NR1.
- Completed applications should be sent with payment and copy of death certificate (if required) to:
New Register House
- Form NR1
- copy of death certificate (if required)
Office Locations & Contacts
New Register House Edinburgh EH1 3YT
Switchboard: 0131 334 0380 (+44 131 334 0380)
Extract Ordering Service: 0131 314 4411 (+44 131 314 4411)
Fax: 0131 314 4400 (+44 131 314 4400)
E-mail: [email protected]
An official extract of an entry can only be issued if the person sought has since died and appropriate evidence can be provided.
- POST - Form NR1 - 15
- No trace charge - 5
- payment by Debit/Credit card
- Sterling cheque
- British postal order
Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid. e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever
Documents to Use
Please attach documents which can be used by people who would like to follow this procedure.
Please attach sample completed documents which would help other people who would like to follow this procedure.
15 working days
Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites. Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation. Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed. e.g In the following url "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M".
Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents. e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.
- Surname of person sought
- Forename(s) of person sought
- Date of Death and Date of Birth (if known) of the person who is the subject of the enquiry.
Need for the Document
In 1939, the National Registration Act ordered a register of everybody living in the UK - for the purpose of issuing identity cards, ration books and call-up papers.
A person could request or order for an official extract from the National Identity Registrar. This procedure will give information on how to do so.
Information which might help
If you find there is any difficulty or delay in getting the certificate you want, write to the Extract Services Manager or telephone 0131 314 4446.
Other uses of the Document/Certificate
Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate. e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.
More information which might help people.