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Your birth certificate is an important document used to prove your identity for many purposes like applying for a passport, driver's licence and government benefits. A standard birth certificate is an official certified copy of the registration data held by the NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages.
Before you can apply for a birth certificate, the birth needs to be registered in New South Wales. For more information see
If you are not the person named on the certificate or their parent, you must satisfy one of the following conditions:
You can apply for a birth certificate online, in person or by post.
Download a birth certificate application [Fillable PDF 830kb]
Apply in person