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How to apply for a birth certificate

Applications can be lodged in person at Service Tasmania

You will need to:

If you are unable to visit a Service Tasmania shop you may post your application to Births, Deaths and Marriages:

30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park  Tas  7018

Payment can be made by:

  • cash (in person only)
  • Cheque (personal cheques not accepted for the priority service)
  • money order
  • credit card (full card number, expiry date and card holder's name must be supplied)

Who can apply for a certificate?

How long will it take to process?

Applications for non urgent searches will be processed within 10 working days from when the form is received at the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Please note, processing time may increase during peak periods.

Priority Service

For an additional fee a priority (same day) service is available for birth certificates at the following locations:

  • Service Tasmania Hobart, Launceston, Burnie, Devonport, Huonville, Scottsdale and Sorell.

Personal cheques are not accepted for the priority service.