BDM Certificates, Costs, Details and Online Searches

Note -– you must provide Registration No and Year to obtain certificates at prices listed

updated

July 2014

 

See also What you can expect to see on Certificates
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Civil Registration commenced 1 January 1930 (Prior to 1930, see NSW)

Births, Deaths, Marriages Unit
Justice and Community Safety

PO Box 158

Canberra ACT 2601
See Website for full details

Standard Certificate
AUD$49.00
(sent Reg Post)
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Historic Deaths Index PDF
Historic Marriages Index
PDF

 

NEW SOUTH WALES

Civil Registration commenced 1 March 1856

Registrar-General

Registry of Birth, Deaths and Marriages

GPO Box 30

Sydney NSW 2001
See Website for full details

Family History Certificate
AUD$31.00

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Births 1788–1913

Deaths 1788–1983

Marriages 1788–1963

Certificate Transcription Services are available in NSW ~ see Joy Murrin, Marilyn Rowan, Laurence Turtle

 

NORTHERN TERRITORY

Civil Registration commenced 24 August 1870 (For 1856-1863 see NSW, 1863-1870 see SA)

Registrar-General

Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages

GPO Box 3021

Darwin NT 0801

See Website for full details

Standard Certificate
AUD$43.00

No searches

available online

 

QUEENSLAND

Civil Registration commenced 1 March 1856

Registrar-General

Registry of Birth, Deaths and Marriages

PO Box 15188

City East Qld 4002
See Website for full details

AUD$40.50

(If ordering a Birth certificate, request parents' marriage details to be included)

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Births 1829–1914

Deaths 1829–1984

Marriages 1829–1939
New! digitised images pre 1890 AUD$20.00

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Civil Registration commenced 1 June 1842

Registrar-General

Registry of Birth, Deaths and Marriages

GPO Box 1351

Adelaide SA 5001

See Website for full details

Standard Certificate
AUD$46.00

 

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Births 1842–1928

Deaths 1842–1972

Marriages 1842–1937

* Online Database Search provided by Genealogy SA

TASMANIA

Civil Registration commenced 1 December 1838

Registrar-General

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

GPO Box 198

Hobart Tas 7001

See Website for full details

Certificate
AUD$45.88

 

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Births 1803–1899

Deaths 1803–1899

Marriages 1803–1899

 

VICTORIA

Civil Registration commenced 1 July 1853

Registrar- General

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

GPO Box 4332

Melbourne Vic 3001
See Website for full details

Uncertified
Historical
Certificate

AUD$21.00

Search online Indexes Fee

Births 1837–1911

Deaths 1837–1985

Marriages 1837–1942

 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Civil Registration commenced 1 September 1841

Registrar-General

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

PO Box 7720

Cloisters Square WA 6850
See Website for full details

Family History Certificate
AUD$31.00
Quote Reg District

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Births 1841–1932

Deaths 1841–1971

Marriages 1841–1936

 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

"Reverse" Marriage lookup (a Perth DPS project)

 

Search only service

 

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Marriages 1906–1958
Country marriages 1951–1965

 

NEW ZEALAND

Civil Registration commenced - Births & Deaths 1 January 1848, Marriages 1 January 1854

Births, Deaths & Marriages

PO Box 10-526

Wellington

See Website for full details

1875+ NZ$20.40
1848-1874 NZ$26.50

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Births to 1913

Deaths to 1963

Marriages to 1934

 

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