How to apply for a certificate

You can also apply for a  certificate by:

How long will it take to get my certificate

Standard service – approximately 2 weeks. It can take longer during peak periods.

Priority service (additional fees apply) – If your application has been approved your certificate can be issued on the same day.

Your certificate will be sent by registered and/or express post.

If you lodge a priority application at one of the following Service Tasmania centres, it can be printed onsite, ready for you to collect.

Hobart, Launceston, Burnie, Devonport, Huonville, Scottsdale and Sorell.  Service Tasmania shop locations (external link)

Born interstate or overseas

See other Australian and overseas registries for what you need to do

If you need more details, contact us.

New certificate paper

From 2 August 2021, certificates in Australia will be printed on new security paper.
If you have an official certificate printed on older security paper, you don’t need to purchase a new certificate unless details on it have changed.

Updated: 2nd August 2021