Get a birth certificate
Buy Australian Birth Certificate. Your birth certificate is an important personal document. It’s proof of identity for many purposes, such as claiming government benefits, enrolling in school, and applying for a passport or driver’s license. Before you can get a birth certificate, the birth needs to be registered in Victoria. See Register a birth. When ordering a certificate you will need to prove your identity. DEATH CERTIFICATE
What you need to provide to obtain a birth certificate
We’ll ask you for the following information during the application process:
1. Details of the person named on the certificate
At a minimum, you’ll be asked for:
- Given name
- Family name
- Date of birth
- Place of birth
- Name and date of birth of the mother
- Name and date of birth of the second parent (if applicable).
2. Proof of your identity
You may be able to prove your identity online. If not, you can still prove your identity by mailing certified copies to us. Buy Australian Birth Certificate Get a British certificate online
One of the easiest ways to prove your identity is by presenting your driver’s license (if it confirms your residential address) and your Passport.
Alternatively, there are other ways to prove your identity.
3. Proof that you’re eligible to get the certificate
If you’re applying for someone else’s certificate, you also need to prove that you’re authorized to do so. See Get someone else’s birth certificate. Buy Australian Birth Certificate. Where to get an Australian death certificate