Once a life event is registered, you can apply online for a certificate. Our
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Birth certificate application [Fillable PDF 830kb]Apply to add a parent to a birth [Fillable PDF 550kb]Recognition of early pregnancy loss [Fillable PDF 110kb]
Death certificate application [Fillable PDF 560kb]Section 50 Search application
[Fillable PDF 400kb]
Marriage certificate application [Fillable PDF 1.4Mb]Single Status certificate application [Fillable PDF 430kb]Notice of intended marriage [Fillable PDF 100kb]
Apply to register a relationship [Fillable PDF 670kb]Apply to revoke a relationship [PDF 350kb]Withdraw application revoke a relationship [PDF 340kb]Apply for relationship certificate [Fillable PDF 380kb]
Change of Name for an Adult [Fillable PDF 1.4Mb]Change of Name for a Child [Fillable PDF 950kb] Change of Name - Replacement
[Fillable PDF 420kb]
Apply to correct an entry [Fillable PDF 275kb] Apply to record a change of sex [PDF 690kb] Apply for a recognised details certificate
Family history postal applications [PDF 260kb]Letter of Authority, giving permission to apply [PDF 90kb]Request for original registration form [PDF 190kb]Statutory Declaration - Oaths Act 1900, NSW [PDF 20kb]Credit card authorisation [PDF 540kb]
Certificates are distributed by registered post when you apply by post, online or in person with a Registry agent. The fee for Postage & Handling ($9 including GST) is already added into prices below.
Fees effective from 1 September 2017
Standard certificates: Birth, Death, Marriage, Relationship, Replace Change of Name.
Commemorative Package: includes 1 standard and 1 Commemorative (add
$25 for extra Commemorative certificate).
Change of Name: Fee includes registration and certificate. Add
$51 if Priority processing for registration and certificate is required.
Family History certificates
with registration number: Births over 100 years; Deaths over 30 years; Marriages over 50 years.
Family History certificates
without registration number: includes 10 year search.
Adding or Removing Parent information: add
$56 for a certificate.
Birth Record of an Adopted Person: for fees refer to Adoptions
Recording a Change of Sex: includes registration and certificate.
Relationship Registration: includes registration and certificate. Add $39 if you require a letter confirming you have lodged an application.
Revocation of Relationship: add
$56 if a certificate is required.
Registry Wedding, Business Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:00pm. Fee includes Lodge Notice; ceremony; standard marriage certificate.
Registry Wedding, Special arrangement: Friday 6pm to 8pm, or weekend. Fee includes Lodge Notice; ceremony; standard marriage certificate.
Registry Wedding: Lodge Notice of Intended Marriage only.
Processing begins when we have received your complete and correct application including required copies of identification.
Certificates are distributed by registered post when you apply by post, online or with Registry agents.
Regular post takes up to 6 working days (included in times below) or - check international post.
Certificates can be collected in person when you lodge at a Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages Office. Commemorative certificates are delivered by mail only.
Turnaround times in working days
Certificate applications (for registered life events)
Via Registry agents
Newborn baby and certificate application
certificate for newlyweds (celebrants have 14 days to lodge paperwork)
Correction of a certificate
Please read and complete all information on the application, and attach the required copies of identification. Incomplete applications cause delays and may be returned or refused.
To protect your privacy, the Registry requires proof of your identity. By applying, you give consent to the release of the information provided by you, to those agencies who may be able to validate it. Find out more at Access to information: