How to get a charity registration certificate

What a charity registration certificate is and how to get one.

Applies to England and Wales

What a registration certificate does

To prove you are a registered charity, for example when opening a bank account or applying for a grant, you could print off (or email the web address for) your charity’s details on the register of charities.

Some funders, particularly overseas partners, ask for a registration certificate. It is a quick way to prove that you are a registered charity.

How to get a registration certificate

To log in and get a registration certificate you will need your:

  • charity registration number
  • charity’s online services password

You can print a copy of your certificate.

You will receive 2 certificates, one in English and one in Welsh.

Published 12 September 2014