News: UK Identity and Passport Service (IPS) Also Online
UK Public Records including birth records, death records, marriage records and divorce records are in the process of being being fully digitized to they will be available to the public online. The plan to digitize records was revealed by the Identity and Passport Service (IPS). As part of the plan, UK citizens would be able to apply for passports and check the status of their applications online.
UK Public Records Database
As reported by computing.co.uk, the IPS reports that about half of the UK birth, death, adoption and marriage records have been digitized already. The IPS is currently streamlining its information databases to ensure easy access to accurate information.