Fees

Certificates are sent by Registered Post.

  • If you would like your certificate sent by standard mail, courier or overseas please contact us.

Certificate fees

  • The fee for Registered Post ($5.40 including GST) is already added into certificate prices below.
Type of Certificate

Description

Price
Standard Certificate Fee for an official birth, death, marriage, change of name, or relationship certificate.

$56.55

Priority Service
This service ensures that an approved and completed application will be processed and issued within 24 hours.

Please note: Personal cheques are not accepted for the priority service.

$56.55 plus

$36.30

Decorative Birth Certificate You cannot use a decorative certificate for official purposes, such as proof of identity.

$33.45

Standard Birth & Decorative Package  

$84.60

Extended Search A standard certificate application includes a five year search.  You will be charged an extra fee ($18.15) for every additional five years searched.   $56.55 plus $18.15
Medical Certificate of Cause of Death (post 1970 deaths only) A certified copy of the original medical certificate showing cause of death only. $56.55

Registration fees

Type of RegistrationDescriptionPrice
Change of Name Registration Application to register a change of name including the issue of a change of name certificate sent by Registered Post. $205.05
Deed of Relationship Registration Application to register a deed of relationship.  This does not include issue of a certificate.  $199.65
Revoke a Deed of Relationship Application for the revocation of a deed of relationship.  This does not include issue of a certificate. $82.50
Gender Registration Application to register gender.  This does not include issue of a certificate. $199.65

Change and correction fees

Type of AmendmentDescriptionPrice
Correct a Record Application to correct information in the register. $54.45
Add Parent or Marriage to a Birth The addition of details to a record. $199.65

Additional postage fees

Postage typeDescriptionPrice
Express Post (within Australia)  

$7.15

International Registered Postage   $17.70
International Standard Air Mail $3.20

Additional years search fees

Date of birth, death or marriage unknown

If the date of a birth, death or marriage is unknown (e.g. family history searches) an extra fee will apply.  For searches of more than 5 years, please add an additional $18.15 for each 5 year period.

Marrying overseas / evidence of single status

If you intend to marry overseas you may need to obtain a certificate to prove you have not been married in Tasmania for a period of time (sometimes called a 'single status certificate').  You will need to state the years you would like searched on the marriage application form and add an additional $18.15 for each 5 year period.  This fee covers the cost of searching registry records.

Updated: 2nd July 2021