Birth, Death And Marriage Certificates

Where To Get Them And How Much They Cost...

When writing for a certificate, unless otherwise directed, address your letter to -

The Registrar-General,
Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages

Addresses & Prices were correct as at 11-02-2016.

If you see any incorrect information, then please Contact us.

Australia | New Zealand | United Kingdom | Irish Republic | Civil Registrations

Australia

New South Wales

GPO Box 30
Sydney NSW 2001
Full Certificate (Without Reg. No.)
Births Over 100 yrs
Deaths Over 30 yrs
Marriages Over 50 yrs
AUD$51.00
AUD$31.00 with reg. number
AUD$44.00 without reg. number
 
URL = http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/
 

Australian Capital Territory

GPO Box 788
Canberra ACT 2601
Full Certificate - Over the counter
Full Certificate - By post
AUD$43.00
AUD$51.00
(Pre 1930 apply NSW)
URL = http://www.ors.act.gov.au/community/births_deaths_and_marriages/
 

Victoria

GPO Box 4332
Melbourne Vic 3001
Full Certificate
Commemorative Certificate
AUD$31.00
AUD$46.00
 
URL = http://www.bdm.vic.gov.au/home/
 

Queensland

Registrations PRIOR to January 1890
State Archives
PO Box 1397
Sunnybank Hills Qld 4109
Full Certificate AUD$43.50
Registrations AFTER 1 January 1890
PO Box 188
Albert Street
Brisbane QLD 4002
Full Certificate AUD$43.50
When applying for a Birth Certificate (1889+) parents' marriage details MUST be specifically requested
Note : Queensland BDM Registry requires proof of identity such as photocopy of driving licence or passport for restricted applications.
URL = https://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces/birth-death-and-marriage-certificates/
Family History Reasearch
PO Box 188
Albert Street
Brisbane QLD 4002
Historical Certificate
Digital Copy
AUD$28.00
AUD$20.00
Online Queensland searchable Historical Birth indexes now cover 1829-1916; Deaths 1829-1986; Marriages 1829-1941
URL = https://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces/family-history-research/
 

South Australia

GPO Box 1351
Adelaide SA 5001
Full Certificate
Commemorative Certificate
AUD$47.00
AUD$61.00
 
URL = http://www.cbs.sa.gov.au/forms-fees-for-births-deaths-marriages/
 

Northern Territory

GPO Box 3021
Darwin NT 0801
Full Certificate (After 1870 only)
Commemorative Certificate
AUD$43.00
AUD$30.00
 
URL = http://www.nt.gov.au/justice/bdm/index.shtml
 

Western Australia

PO Box 7720
Cloisters Square
Perth WA 6850
Certified copy of BDM (With Reg. No.)
If you can quote a registration number and the document is over 60 years old
AUD$47.00
 
URL = http://www.justice.wa.gov.au/
 

Tasmania

GPO Box 198
Hobart Tas 7001
Full Certificate
Decorative Certificate
AUD$45.88
AUD$61.92
 
URL = http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/bdm/
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New Zealand

New Zealand Registry
PO Box 31-115
Lower Hutt
New Zealand
Certified Copy
Photocopy
NZD$26.50
NZD$26.00
NOTE: The Folio No. MUST be quoted
URL = http://www.bdm.govt.nz/
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United Kingdom

England and Wales

The General Register Office
PO Box 2 Southport
Merseyside PR8 2JD
England
Certified Copy AUD$18 With Index Number
AUD$15 online

AUD$25 Without Index Number
AUD$21 online
 
URL = http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/default.asp
 

Scotland

Registrar-General
General Register Office of Scotland
New Register House
Edinburgh 3H1 3YT
Scotland
  AUD$20
 
URL = http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/registration
 

Northern Ireland

Registrar-General
Oxford House
49-55 Chichester Street
Belfast BT1 4HI
Northern Ireland
  AUD$30 (Certified Copy + postage)
 
URL = http://www.groni.gov.uk/
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Irish Republic

Dublin

Registrar-General
Joyce House
8-11 Lombard Street East
Dublin 2
Ireland
Full Certificate IR10.00 (Certified Copy + postage)
 
URL = http://www.groireland.ie/
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