Decree Absolute or Final order - Scotland


UK GRO Certificates provides a fast and simple service to obtain an official Scotland Decree Absolute or Final order.

If you have lost your decree absolute and need a copy of a decree absolute or need a replacement decree absolute, we can help.

Since 1858 all records of decrees absolute (divorce papers and civil partnership dissolutions) granted in Scotland are kept at The Central Index. Records of divorces were not generally computerised until years 1998-2000 therefore records prior to this are archived and need to be searched and retrieved manually. However, if you already know the court and case number details a copy of the divorce certificate will usually be despatch within 12-15 business days.

  • 10 years search
  • £ 95.50 /copy

    Order Scotland Decree Absolute Certificate - 15 to 20 working day despatch.

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  • 20 years search
  • £ 153.50 /copy

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  • 30 years search
  • £ 185.00 /copy

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There are a number of reasons why people obtain the record or copy of the decree absolute (divorce certificate).

The most common reasons are:

  • To find out if they have been divorced, following a long separation.
  • To find out if a relative or friend has been divorced.
  • To help trace a family tree or for other historical reasons.

We will conduct a search to obtain a Decree Absolute to confirm whether a Divorce has been granted or produce a no trace to confirm that the Decree Absolute has not been granted, in some cases this can also mean that the Decree is at the Nisi stage.

We can get an official replacement copy of your Scotland Decree Absolute (Divorce Certificate) from the Court where your divorce or Civil Partnership dissolution was processed. Ordering a replacement or duplicate or copy Decree Absolutes (Divorce Certificates) for England and Wales , Scotland and Northern Ireland could not be easier. Our service includes up to 10 years, 20 years and 30 years manual search of the Family Division records and if we successfully locate a match based on your given information, an official Decree Absolute will be provided to you.

If you have any questions regarding obtaining a duplicate Divorce Certificate or need assistance in filling the Order Form, please contact us and we will glad to help you.

We provide government approved and official Decree Absolutes, we are here to help. team will conduct a search to obtain an official Decree Absolute certificate to confirm a divorce has taken place or produce a "No Result" certificate to confirm no divorce has taken place in Scotland.

Note: Please note that replacement Decree Absolute copies can take between 10 to 21 working days depend on the information provided at time of order, although we do try our best to send them as soon as possible if there are no complications with the search. If we are unable to trace a match, we will provide a negative search certificate.



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